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Whether you are looking for videos, crafts, explanations, or more, jkidphilly is your one-stop-shop for all things Yom Kippur.
Come for the reflection and self-improvement;
stay for the break fast after services!
Everything you wanted to know about Yom Kippur — and more!
Look at these
4 ways children can participate
on Yom Kippur.
Learn how to
prepare your young child
for Yom Kippur.
jkidACCESS High Holidays resources
to have a comfortable and accessible Rosh Hashanah, and check out
for making High Holiday services easier for kids with disabilities.
and how to talk about it with your family.
Crafts and games for a meaningful Yom Kippur
The jkidphilly Yom Kippur
is chock-full of fun ideas!
Check out the
to see what we have going on for Yom Kippur.
Think about forgiveness and reflection all year long with this
Use the story of Jonah – and
this whale craft
! – to teach about obedience.
Try these crafts to learn about
Yom Kippur values
Alternatives to fasting for kids
Since children should not fast on Yom Kippur, think of
what else can be given up
to make the day spiritually focused.
Consider using this
to replace fasting.
Check out these tips for
explaining and contextualizing fasting
Children can support the fasting adults in their lives by
to stave off hunger.
Videos for all ages
from Shalom Sesame.
Find out how you can
make your Yom Kippur meaningful
from our very own Lisa Litman.
Lisa Litman teaches us about
the High Holiday ritual of taschlich
basics of Yom Kippur
in 3 minutes.
What does “slicha” mean? Find out with
Get into the spirit of Yom Kippur
Use music to learn about the Jewish values of
This song tells
the story of Jonah
, who we read about on Yom Kippur.
There’s nothing like a PJ Library book!
Jonah to Yom Kippur rituals
, these books can help guide kids through the holiday.
with these books.
Use these books to better