Family Engagement

Building the Jewish Future

Fun Jewish Experiences for Kids + Connections for Parents

Through jkidphilly, Jewish Learning Venture engages families with young children. Across Greater Philadelphia, young children experience Jewish learning, celebrations, and relationships. Through PJ Library subscriptions, low-barrier programs, and Do-it-Yourself resources, families take active steps along their Jewish journeys.


childrenreceived monthly PJ Library books, cds, and family activities


families participated in jkidphilly programs

This year, Jewish Learning Venture launched the Parent Ambassadors initiative, empowering parents to lead programs and build relationships with families in their neighborhoods.

4 New Parent Ambassadors

in Center City, Doylestown, Lafayette Hill, and Lower Merion


families participated in Parent Ambassador programs

Berger Network synagogues actively reach out and engage families with young children using successful Jewish Learning Venture strategies.

27 member synagogues

in the Berger Synagogue Network for Young Families

108 families

attended Berger Network engagement programs