Looking to make a family cookbook?  Click HERE.A bit about our own family background: Bubbie Ida Paperny, Ron’s maternal grandmother, lived in the kitchen. Seriously. She also loved in the kitchen. She loved when her four daughters helped her cook up a huge family Shabbat...

How can we make the Sabbath a “palace in time” for our families? Filmmaker and author Tiffany Shlain has a proposal.  Watch her video HERE. Look for “Ep.1 Technology Shabbat” "Sabbath has a flavor of Paradise about it." Talmud, Berakhot “The seventh day is like a palace in time...

“There's always room for a story that can transport people to another place.” —  J.K. Rowling Sharing your family stories links past generations with future ones. Here are four options to record and save your family stories.  1. Pop-up Stories: The Jewish Grandparents Network invites grandparents and other...

We all have wonderful and meaningful family stories to tell. Susan Stone, a gifted professional storyteller, shares her secrets for bringing family stories to life. We learn from the research of Marshall Duke and Robyn Fivush that knowing family stories enhances children’s emotional well-being.Watch Susan...

In this brief video, Ron Wolfson, renowned author, Jewish educator, and member of the Jewish Grandparents Network Board of Directors, shares memories of his Zayde and Bubbie. Ron’s charming family stories can be found in his lovely book, The Best Boy in the United States...

Any activity that strengthens the relationship between grandparents and grandchildren instills the Jewish value of chaveirut. Through our interactions, we teach our grandchildren how to interact with others, be kind (chesed), share, take turns, and have fun together. Reading together is a wonderful way to...

Do you remember reading to your children? When you were a child, do you remember an adult reading to you? Probably you do. Cozying up with a good book and sharing that experience with someone you love is a feeling we long remember.But reading is...

Cut strawberries with your grandchild and they are likely to alternate between placing one in the bowl and one in their mouth. Crack an egg together and you’ll probably get shell in the batter. Hand your grandchild a whisk and together try to keep the ingredients...