Young Family Connections

DR. RONALD AVIS FOUNDATION FOR TEMPLE ISRAEL

HELPING YOUNG FAMILIES CREATE COMMUNITY.

tiyoungfamiliesmoduleYOUNG FAMILY CONNECTIONS….Making membership to Temple Israel possible for young families.   Offering many opportunities to meet other families and make new friends!   Offering a calendar of events to our families to learn and bond with their children through our many classes and workshops offered at no cost to all of our Temple Israel families. 

Our longtime member, Dr. Ronald Avis has created the Dr. Ron Ronald Avis Foundation for Temple Israel to give young families with children an opportunity to be part of the great Temple Israel community at a very low cost.   In addition, to reduced dues, Dr. Avis is funding courses for children, adults and the entire family.   Rabbi Howald will be involved in teaching about Social Consciousness topics and will offer instruction in Jewish values and Festival Celebrations.  Temple Israel has also joined forces with PJ Library to offer an exciting story and craft class as well as an interactive music class.    There is so more to experience at Temple Israel!  We want to createS a warm and inviting community and want YOU to be a part of this exciting adventure.   

starrieWELCOME TO TEMPLE ISRAEL!  

COMING THIS FALL THERE ARE LOTS OF EXCITING EVENTS….

  

SAT,  Oct 27 STEAM Workshop – a series of 8 fun filled exciting workshops…learn, create and have fun.  The first workshop of the series is “Painting with a Twist” ALL AGES will meet 5:30pm please download complete schedule here

COMING UP…ART, MUSIC, YOGA AND MORE.  JOIN TEMPLE ISRAEL AND BE PART OF THE FUN.    

ALSO JUNIOR CHOIR MEMBERS WANTED IF YOUR CHILD PLAYS A MUSICAL INSTRUMENT AND/OR ENJOYS TO SING, WE WANT THEM TO BE A PART OF OUR JUNIOR BAND.  We hired a music teacher to lead our Jr. Band and Choir.

It’s been an exciting year!  We offered our families so much, here are some of the wonderful memories created:

STEAM WORKSHOPS – Art with a twist.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

CULTUREATS Children learned about exotic foreign cuisines, along with the history and culture of the country.  These pictures are  from the Indian Culture class, students made chicken and vegetable biryani and it was delicious.

 

 

The ROBOTICS classes that 22 of our children have been enjoying has its final session on January 6th. This has been an educational and exciting opportunity for our boys and girls. Our next Robotics workshop will start in on Saturdays in the month of November, more details will follow.
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BRIAN THE ANIMAL GUY, has been entertaining and educating our children with a program about snakes, reptiles, birds, and more. Children learned about being kind to animals while having fun.  
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FAMILY ACTIVITY YOGA program for children, parents and their grandparents was a great way to bond while enjoying the health benefits of yoga.  The classes were led by Nancy Corrigan, an experienced and motivating teacher who incorporate music, singing, storytelling, mindfulness and relaxation. Namaste…family style!
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THE MAGIC OF MUSIC – We teamed up with The Dorothy Delson Kuhn Music Institute of the JCC –Russell Smith took the  children on a magical journey to experience music at different levels.  Children squealed with delight as they played with fun instruments and moved to the music.  
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Temple Israel Young Family Connections teamed up with The Noble Maritime Collection
for a series of four workshop.  Here is a picture of our watercolor class.
ADULT MAT & CHAIR YOGA Classes are offered on Sunday evenings at 6:00 PM. The Avis Foundation is offering these empowering and strengthening classes, instructed by Denise Nizarre, at no charge to all of our congregants and just $15 per person for non members .
If you know of any young family that might be interested in becoming a member of Temple Israel please contact us at (718)727-2231, and we will review the many benefits of a Temple Israel membership with them.
TALLIT CLASSES the latest class was sponsored by the Avis Foundation for Temple Israel taught by Phyllis.
Our first class included the history of the tallit present by Rabbi Michael Howald.  Beautiful and very creative tallits were made.

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