Doing a Rosh Hashanah ritual

All You Need is Chalk and Water for This Rosh Hashanah Ritual

For this fun new spin on tashlich, all you need is chalk

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Ice Cream Pyramids for Jon Stewart (and You)

Jon Stewart, born Jonathan Leibowitz, is one of America’s best known Jews, and also in an inter-faith marriage. In 2012, as Passover and Easter were approaching Stewart encouraged Jews to up the ante on Passover as it wasn’t competing very well against Easter, especially for kids. In the “Faith Off” clip below, from The Daily […]

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DIY menorah

How to Make a Kid-Friendly, DIY Menorah

An activity guide from JewishBoston for Hanukkah

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Our New Year’s Apple Picking Event

One of my favorite things about living in the Northeastern United States is apple picking. Relating to the Rosh Hashanah tradition of eating apples and honey, an apple picking event is a wonderful opportunity to build community. In mid-September, InterfaithFamily/Philadelphia co-sponsored an apple picking event on a Sunday morning in Chester County with jkidphilly. It […]

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Building Traditions, Starting with Sukkot

How sukkah-building became an important tradition for one family

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