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PJ Our Way offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes to kids ages 8½-11 – books that they choose themselves!
Every month, from the 1st – 10th, kids visit this website to choose a book from a selection of four high-quality titles that have been reviewed by a panel of PJ educators, parents, and kids. That's 12 free books a year! To make the choice easier, every title offered comes with a synopsis and author bios, ratings and reviews, and video trailers. Kids can also take polls and quizzes, participate in monthly interviews and challenges, and comment on blog posts.
On the Parent Blog, parents are invited to read about each book and find suggestions for family conversations. These blog posts give parents tools to help children make book choices that are appropriate for them.
A Safe Website
The PJ Our Way website is a safe place where kids can choose books, write reviews, and share ideas with others from around the country. All content on the website is moderated by PJ educators.
Every fall, members of PJ Our Way may apply to be part of our national Design Team. Design Team members have early access to PJ Our Way books and create videos and reviews for the website. To become more involved with writing reviews and blogs, connect with us at [email protected]
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Events of Interest
Ruach haMaqom 1st Birthday
BIRTHDAY PARTY!!!! Join us for our first Birthday Party! Friday, Aug. 11th. 5 pm Cocktails and other libations (non-alcoholic, too) and games for the kiddies. A special, joyful, song-filled Kabbalat Shabbat will follow, and then a humungo vegetarian/dairy pot luck dinner. Music and general merriment will follow. THIS PARTY IS FOR YOU! Bring friends, Jewish and otherwise, kids, and neighbors, and celebrate this emergent community in the heart of the Old North End and the revitalization of Little Jerusalem!
JCOGS Jewish Film Festival, Sunday, August 13, 7:00pm JCOGS Rabbi Jan will offer an introduction before the filming of the hit "dramedy" Women's Balcony from Israel and discover what happens when women from a traditional congregation insist on having their own space in the synagogue. Tickets $10 in advance, $15 at the door http://jcogs.org/film-festival-2017/