Elizabeth spark of light

Elizabeth Kaplan is a Program Director at JCC Greater Boston where she runs Discovery Club, engaging kids with interactive workshops that fuse their interests with Jewish content. Blending topics like robotics, cooking, and farming, she helps kids and families to connect to Jewish holidays, rituals, and stories. Originally from Connecticut, she relocated to Boston for […]

Read more
ט׳ בטבת ה׳תשע״ט (December 17, 2018)

Throughout Chanukah, we’re sharing our “8 sparks of light” providing inspiration and insight into the diversity of people working on a local level for a more transparent and just food system.   Rabbi Aaron Philmus, originally from Matawan, NJ is the spiritual leader of Temple Torat Yisrael in East Greenwich, RI. Learn how he engages […]

Read more
ט״ו בכסלו ה׳תשע״ח (December 3, 2017)

Co-sponsored by The Trustees, a statewide land trust, and hosted at City Natives, a half-acre horticulture learning center and native plant nursery in Mattapan, our hands-on Seed Saving workshop was taught by the fabulous Michelle de Lima, Engagement Manager of Boston Community Gardens on August 18, 2016.   We opened with discussion of the myriad […]

Read more
כ״ד באב ה׳תשע״ו (August 28, 2016)