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  • Fun fall activities for the whole family

    Posted by Katie Maurer on November 19, 2019 | Share

    As the weather gets cooler, it can be challenging to come up with fun fall activities to keep the family busy and share new memories with each other. Check out some fun ways to enjoy the season together: Go on a nature hike. Make a game out of your family nature hike by making a…

  • Building community under one roof

    Posted by Katie Maurer on October 11, 2019 | Share

    It’s always exciting when the sukkah is constructed in the J’s courtyard each year to celebrate the holiday of Sukkot. There’s something about the sheltered space that makes us want to come together as a community to share special celebrations and even simple, everyday moments in the spirit of Sukkot: joining a friend to catch…

  • This fall, the J launched its new Afternoon Enrichment program which builds on the strengths of its well-known Children & Family classes while catering to the needs of growing kids as they begin to transition from toddlerhood to school-age. The redesigned curriculum is based around scheduled “blocks” that alternate between active classes and more low-key…

  • Keeping Cool with Aquatic Workouts

    Posted by Katie Maurer on July 02, 2019 | Share

    This summer, move your workout to the water! Working out in the water offers plenty of different health benefits. Water increases resistance, forcing your muscles to work harder and in different ways, therefore burning more calories. At the same time, your body’s buoyancy in water makes aquatic workouts much easier on your joints. In addition…

  • Well, here we are, after two weeks of nonstop activities and a rollercoaster of emotions we’ve made it to the finish line. Yesterday we visited the Old City, on the way there we noticed the entire city of Jerusalem was completely shut down, shops were closed, no public transport, barely anyone out on the sidewalks,…