Grandparents, join us in October and November for a special series of stand-alone classes designed to provide the essential knowledge, skills and tools needed to share the “GIFTS,” Gratitude, Inspiration, Family, Tzedakah and Service of Jewish values with your grandchildren.
All classes will be held at Temple Chai
For information: 847-537-1771 x234
RSVP 5 days before each class: firstname.lastname@example.org
In partnership with Temple Chai and JCC Chicago, sponsored by the Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, InterfaithFamily/Chicago and Grandparents for Social Action.Learn more
Passing On Our Values: Defining our legacy, telling our stories
Sunday, Oct. 13 – 11.30 a.m. to 1.00 p.m. (include a light brunch)
Sharon Morton, RJE, Reform Jewish Educator
Bringing to life the concepts of Tzedakah (Justice), Gemilut Chasadim (acts of loving kindness) and Tikun Olam (repairing the world)
Sunday, Oct. 27, 11.30am- 1.00 p.m. (include a light brunch)
Modern messages for us and our grandchildren.
Rabbi Stephen Hart, Temple Chai
Building a teaching-learning relationship, and staying connected with children and grandchildren of all ages in an interdependent way
Tuesday, Nov. 5 – 7:00 to 8:30 p.m.
Jerry Witkovsky, author of The Grandest Love—Inspiring the Grandparent-Grandchild Connection
The Calendar and Social Justice
Sunday, Nov. 10 – 11.30 am- 1.00 p.m. (include a light brunch)
Using holidays, Shabbat and milestones as times to involve grandchildren in philanthropy and social justice.
Rabbi Barry Cohen, Temple Chai
Sharing with and supporting grandchildren being raised in interfaith homes or not with Judaism
Sunday, Nov. 17 – 11:30 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.
Rabbi Ari Moffic, Director of Interfaith/Family, Chicago and Rabbi Nina Mizrahi, RJE, Jewish Family Educator, Director JCC Chicago’s Pritzker Center for Jewish Education