2023 Newsletters

Tzedakah Newsletter

December 2023

Best ways to teach grandchildren about tzedakah, 8 levels of giving, how to support causes of meaning to you.

Grandparents A Source of Light for Your Organization

December 2023

8 tips for engaging the grandparents in your organization and facts about grandparents that can impact your work this Hanukkah.

Hanukkah Primer for Grandparents Newsletter

December 2023

Everything you wanted to know about Hanukkah but were afraid to ask.

JGN's Guide to Giving

December 2023

Modeling behavior for our children and grandchildren.

Grandparenting Above the Line

November 2023

Learning from Conscious Leadership and grandparenting above the line.

Israel, Your Grandchildren, and You Newsletter

October 2023

Guidance for grandparents about the war in Israel: music that comforts, mindfulness practices, prayers for peace, how to talk with grandchildren, ways to help, and a beautiful rendition of Hatikvah.

Sukkot and Simchat Torah Newsletter

September 2023

How to connect with grandchildren on Sukkot and Simchat Torah; making miniature sukkot, online Sukkot games, climate action for teens, and flag-waving fun. 

Rosh Hashanah Newsletter

September 2023

How to connect with grandchildren on Rosh Hashanah; Holiday mini-podcasts, music playlists, books, and e-cards bring the holiday to life.

Grandparents' Day Newsletter

September 2023

Celebrate Grandparents’ Day with coloring pages, a quiz, events, and much more from the Jewish Grandparents Network.

Bubbe and Zayde Go on Holiday

August 2023

How our grandchildren can help us see the world anew.

Zayde Goes to Camp

July 2023

Gramp Camps are an intergenerational idea whose time has come.

Play Newsletter June 2023

June 2023

Resources for playing with your grandchild; the benefits of roughhousing; why play is more than just fun and games; Fred Rogers version of Stomp; the power of dramatic play; and ideas for teens too

Thoughts from the CZO (Chief Zayde Officer)

June 2023

Welcome to our JGN home and join us for a tour.

JGN Shavuot Newsletter

May 2023

Experience Shavuot with your grandchild like never before: music, modern rituals, and the Torah of Bubbiehood

Notes from the Exec May 2023

May 2023

The Jewish Grandparents Network grows up.

Yom Ha’atzma’ut Newsletter April 2023

April 2023

Why Israel’s Independence Day observance is unique, understanding the recent protests, music and book recommendations PLUS virtual tours

Passover Newsletter 2023

April 2023

Authentic, 10-minute Haggadah; free, downloadable Passover Discovery Kit; ways to engage teens in the seder; and a bit of Passover humor 

Purim Illustration by Deborah Zemke JGN Newlsetters page

March 2023

New views of the Purim heroes, live-streaming Purim services, social justice actions, plus creative Purim ideas for young kids

Tu BiShvat Newsletter Walk in the Woods JGN Website

January 2023

Hosting a Tu BiShvat seder, reconnecting with the natural world, how to make seedballs, Tree of Life yoga, and a sweet parable

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