PJ Library, PJ Our Way, JLearning Clearwater, & The Jewish Federation of Florida’s Gulf Coast are pleased to announce a Chanukah Celebration. Save the date: December 5th, 2021, 10AM - 12PM in-person at the TBI Campus in Clearwater: 1685 S Belcher Rd, Clearwater, FL 33764. Appropriate for children in preschool to grade 12. Parents should register for the event in advance by completing the form at JewishGulfCoast.org/PJChanukah. The event is free of charge to you, but donations are always appreciated, and can be made at JewishGulfCoast.org/DONATE.
The event will include a Chanukah story, crafts, a community service project, trivia, candle lighting, sing-a-long’s, food, and more! The event will also be the last opportunity to donate new & gently used toys for the Chanukah Toy Drive benefiting Gulf Coast JFCS.
The PJ Library is a unique program that seeks to encourage Jewish families with young children to explore Jewish literature. In order to accomplish that goal, each month The PJ Library sends an age-appropriate Jewish content book or CD to enrolled children between the ages of 6 months to 8 years. Created by The Harold Grinspoon Foundation (HGF), The PJ Library is funded by local philanthropists and organizations in partnership with HGF.
JLearning Clearwater is a collaborative PS-12th grade Jewish educational partnership between Congregation Beth Shalom and Temple B’nai Israel in Clearwater, FL. The curriculum of the new school, which utilize the “Shalom Learning” religious school program, focuses on values-based Judaic learning, helping students develop a positive Jewish identity through the study of Jewish text, history, t’fillah (prayer) and holidays. It is open to children in preschool to grade 12 whose families are members of either congregation, as well as those who are unaffiliated.
With questions, or for more information, please contact Becca Greenspan, Director of Community Programming and Family Engagement, at becca@Jewishgulfcoast.org.