Tag Archives: L’Dor V’dor

A Meaningful Affair

With my youngest daughter’s bat mitzvah on the horizon, it’s important to me to remember the meaningfulness behind this milestone.  We all get caught up in the details and sometimes forget the sole purpose of this occasion.  When I talk to friends about the planning details of our upcoming party, sometimes, I realize that I do not like how it sounds. The challenge for me is to make this a wonderful family day and weave in as much significance as possible into the celebration. For my older daughter’s bat mitzvah, I asked the following questions at every crossroad- making decision: […]


Jewish Family and Children’s Service-Philadelphia

Jewish Family and Children’s Service-Philadelphia 2100 Arch St., Philadelphia, PA 19103 Contact: Robin Henkin, Volunteer Supervisor  rhenkin@jfcsphilly.org 267-256-2082 JFCS provides quality social and community services across the life spectrum to enhance the lives of families, children, and individuals. Guided by Jewish values, the services are available to all in the Greater Philadelphia Region. Our Volunteer Services department works collaboratively with the student to help design and implement a community service project to support JFCS. Many mitzvah project opportunities can be arranged including: Work with seniors on computers as a Senior Surfer Bake and donate or sell challah through Challah Bakes Get […]