Jul 24 2023 Behind the Scenes at the Jewish Grandparents Network
In this personal interview, David Raphael, Co-founder and CEO of the Jewish Grandparents Network, and Ilene Vogelstein, President, reveal:
- The compelling reasons that the Jewish Grandparents Network was created.
- How the voices of many Jewish grandparents have been sidelined in Jewish institutional life — and how that’s changing.
- What grandparents are most afraid of in their families.
- The role of adult children (parents of the grandchildren) in the grandparent-grandchild relationship.
- What JGN does to support the 64% of grandparents  who want their grandchildren to have a strong connection to Judaism.
- What it means that grandparents have a wingspan of at least five generations.