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Gratitude: a Sukkot Perspective

2020-10-01T10:17:57-04:00Oct 1 2020|

By Sarah Robinson As fall approaches and the high holiday season engulfs our family, we start to prepare for our favorite festival. Sukkot, a celebration of nature, the harvest, and welcome, follows Yom Kippur, and falls squarely as the leaves begin to change and the ...

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July: The Matthews Family

2020-07-01T15:27:30-04:00Jul 1 2020|

Marcia, Asher (11.5), and Robin Matthews We asked Robin and Marcia Matthews about their favorite Jewish activities, their connection to Jewish community, and the ways jkidphilly has impacted their family.  What do you enjoy about jkidphilly? jkidphilly has been a part of our life since ...

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Which came first, the Purim carnival or Mardi Gras?

2020-03-04T16:26:12-05:00Mar 4 2020|

Click here for the full jkidphilly calendar! Dear jkidphilly families, Which came first, the Purim carnival or Mardi Gras? While Purim came hundreds of years before the celebration of Mardi Gras, both evolved from elements of  “Carnival” from around the sixth century and included ...

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