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Family Corner: Parshat Vayeshev

Wednesday, November 24, 2021
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Family Corner is a space to offer interactive and thoughtful ideas for family engagement with the Parshat Hashavua (weekly Torah reading). This week in the Parsha we encounter themes of family strife, favoritism, faith in God, and dreams. Also, in this week's Torah portion – Jacob's Coat of Many Colors! Parsha Summary Jacob is shown to favor his son Joseph, whom the other brothers resent. Joseph has dreams of grandeur. (Genesis ...
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Family Corner: Parshat Vayishlach

Wednesday, November 17, 2021
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Family Corner is a space to offer interactive and thoughtful ideas for family engagement with the Parshat Hashavua (weekly Torah reading). This week in the Parsha we encounter themes of Israel, war, prayer, kashrut, and protecting our loved ones and finding positive friends and role models. Parsha Summary Jacob prepares to meet Esau. He wrestles with a "man," who changes Jacob's name to Israel. (32:4-33) Jacob and Esau meet and part ...
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Family Corner: Parshat Vayeitzei

Wednesday, November 10, 2021
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Family Corner is a space to offer interactive and thoughtful ideas for family engagement with the Parshat Hashavua (weekly Torah reading). This week in the Parsha we encounter themes of dreams, journeys, angels, making promises to God, the Jewish Wedding and sensitivity towards others. In our Family Corner we’ve provided a video and PJ Library book recommendation on what to expect at a Jewish wedding, a family craft related to ...
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Family Corner: Parshat Toldot

Wednesday, November 3, 2021
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Family Corner is a space to offer interactive and thoughtful ideas for family engagement with the Parshat Hashavua (weekly Torah reading). This week in the Parsha, we encounter themes of prayer, patience, honesty and family love. This week we’ve provided a video and a book recommendation on brotherly love (both based on the same Talmudic story), a family craft related to family bonding, a link to a family Parsha magazine and more. We ...
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Welcome to Family Corner

Tuesday, October 26, 2021
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Dear Friends, Welcome to the very first edition of the J's Family Corner! We will use this space to offer interactive and thoughtful ideas for family engagement with the Parshat Hashavua (weekly Torah reading). Each week we will offer a summary of the weekly portion as well as videos, crafts, a brief thought, a book recommendation from PJ Library and more. We hope you enjoy! Parsha Summary – Parshat Chayei Sara Abraham purchases the ...
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