In this time of constant change, we wish you and your loved ones a year filled with health, happiness and growth. JCC Greater Boston is here for you and your family during this unprecedented time. We know many families will not be together in person for the holidays this year. Here are some activities and recipes to help mark the holidays in new and special ways.
Your friends at JCC Greater Boston
The 10 days between the holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur mark the most sacred annual period in Judaism. The Ten Days of Repentance, as this period is called, are seen as an opportunity for change, the opening of a trial before the high court, if you will, that culminates on Yom Kippur. It is an unusual trial. Most trials are intended to determine responsibility for past deeds. This one, however, has an added element.... read more.
Growing Community, Together
Gather and meet other families for a socially distanced circle time. Welcome Shabbat and relax with songs, stories, and fun activities Bring your...
with Acts of Loving Kindness
Here's an activity we hope will help you feel connected, even when you are apart.
Supplies: Rocks, Paint, Paintbrushes
Instructions: Paint your rocks with a New Year’s hope, wish or intention. Decorate with lots of colors. Place your rocks for family and friends to find. Celebrate shared moments over the holidays.
This craft was part of the Boston(ON) Summer C.A.R.E. Crate. Thanks to CJP, JCC Greater Boston and generous donors, 300 families from all over Greater Boston shared special summer moments, together.
A FREE monthly gift of Jewish books and music for kids ages 6 months through 11 years.
Age-appropriate topics include Jewish holidays, folktales, values, and traditions.
Early Learning Centers
Our nationally recognized Jewish early education and childcare program offers flexible schedules for children ages 6 weeks to 5 years. Become a part of our vibrant, inclusive learning community at one of our 4 convenient locations: Brookline/Brighton, Hingham, Newton and Sharon.
Children’s Enrichment Classes: Virtual & In-Person
Explore Virtual & In-Person Fall Enrichment Classes for families and children of all ages and interests. Music, art, STEM, baking, dance, chess, and much more for ages 0-14, led by expert instructors, offered 6 days a week. Fall Session 1 runs from September 13 - October 26.