Tag Archives: The Friendship Circle

A Cutting Edge Mitzvah Program

The Friendship Circle MVP 2.0 A Cutting Edge Mitzvah Program Click Here for Video Engaging teens means meeting them where they are, it’s true for all children.  Last spring we piloted a cutting edge MVP program for our 6th and 7th graders, typically Bar/Bat Mitzvah students.  We’ve made our class more accessible by creating a hybrid curriculum taking place at our Sunday programs and in online video conference calls.  We are able to use this exciting new space with chat features, screenshares, video links and more to connect and have meaningful dialogue.  We discuss communication and open mindedness through the […]


Friendship Circle of Greater MetroWest NJ

Friendship Circle of Greater MetroWest NJ 10 Microlab Rd., Livingston, New Jersey 07039 Contact:  Toba Grossbaum, Director (973) 251-0200 toba@fcnj.com Based on the bedrock foundation of V’Ahavta L’Reacha Kamocha (Love your fellow as yourself), it is the Friendship Circle’s mission to: – Engage children and teens with special needs through a full range of experiences. – Provide parents and families of children and teens with special needs with much-needed respite and support. – Enrich, inspire and motivate teens through the sharing of themselves with others. – Create a sense of responsibility and connection to the Jewish community for teens through educational and social […]


His Experience as an MVP

The Philly Friendship Circle connects teens and young adults to youth with special needs and their families through a full range of social offerings. Inspired by the power of genuine friendship, our youth cultivate understanding, kindness and responsibility while ensuring a caring and inclusive community.The Philly Friendship Circle offers an MVP program.  It is a six-week program for 6th and 7th graders. Through activities, games, and multimedia presentations, MVP participants learn appropriate conduct when volunteering, the importance of giving back to the community, and the impact they can have on others. In addition to the MVP curriculum, participants and their […]