The Grandparents Circle curriculum was published in 2018 to provide guidance for Jewish grandparents whose adult children have intermarried. The Jewish Grandparents Network would like to thank Rabbi Kerry M. Olitzky who, as Executive Director of the Jewish Outreach Institute and the National Rabbi of the Grandparents Circle, was instrumental in the creation and publication of the curriculum and who has graciously agreed for the material to be shared on our website.
Discover how to use spiritual practices like Jewish mindfulness meditation or contemplative prayer to cultivate a new level of “aliveness”; feel more connected to yourself, others and God; access wisdom and resilience in stressful times; and find greater meaning in your life.
Pearlstone offers a one-of-a-kind, memorable and meaningful experience to all who visit. Their mission is to ignite Jewish passion while connecting guests with the land and Jewish values; their peaceful retreat center, sustainable farm, and dynamic programming enable and inspire vibrant Jewish life.
PJ Library sends free Jewish children’s books to families across the world every month that share Jewish stories that can help your family talk together about values and traditions that are important to you and has created special resources for grandparents.
JKids Radio (formerly PJ Library Radio) brings fun, kid-centric, Jewish music to your family’s mobile and streaming devices. Music is a perfect companion and natural extension of the books that PJ Library selects. Music allows families to explore Jewish life—values, traditions, and holidays.
Camps are beginning to think about the grandparent-grandchild connection and family camp opportunities. In the meantime, think about using this with your grandchildren.
A year-long program for grandparents to engage with their pre-teen grandchild to explore, share, and experience their relationship to their family, local Jewish community, Israel, and the Jewish people.
Jewish Community Centers throughout North America enrich Jewish life through community engagement and educational, cultural, social, recreational, and Jewish identity building programs.
Join us for an intergenerational weekend, complete with shabbat services, camp style activities, hands on workshops and a whole lot of fun. The best is, it’s just you and your grandkids!
Dedicated to strengthening and celebrating the grandparenting experience through programming and events designed especially for grandparents and their grandchildren.
18Doors, previously InterfaithFamily, empowers people in interfaith relationships — individuals, couples, families and their children to engage in Jewish life and make Jewish choices and encourages Jewish communities to welcome them.
Hosts Jordana Horn and Shannon Sarna engage their guests on a range of topics that affect families today. At the end they always check in with Horn’s mother to get her perspective.
The mission of Generations United is to improve the lives of children, youth, and older people through intergenerational collaboration, public policies, and programs for the enduring benefit of all.
JewishGen is a global home for Jewish genealogy dedicated to preserving Jewish family history and heritage for future generations. It provides extensive informational, educational, and historical offerings through a collection of databases, resources, and search tools.
A national, non-profit genetic screening program that provides an at-home, low cost test for over 200 diseases (common in people with Ashkenazi, Sephardi, or Mizrahi backgrounds and in the general population) to help couples plan for the health of their future children.
Gives Jewish adults 55 and older a meaningful place in the Jewish community, opens up conversations about what it means to get older; and creates new understandings about life so we can live with spirit, resilience and joy.