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For information and to RSVP to programs presented by the J's Growing Jewish Families program, contact the community engagement coordinator listed with the event:, 703.537.3045, 703.537.3019

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Growing Jewish Families cultivates community and connects families raising Jewish children in Northern Virginia by sponsoring playdates and community events, organizing neighborhood groups, and maintaining social networking groups on Yahoo, Meetup, and Facebook — all to help you connect and stay connected with families in your area. As a part of this network, you will have access to educational and social opportunities in your own backyard. You will receive regular e-newsletters chock full of educational information and links, announcements of upcoming local children’s programs and family events, and more.

Growing Jewish Families continues to broaden its reach to serve even more areas throughout Northern Virginia. Programming sites include the areas of Alexandria, Arlington, Ashburn, Broadlands, Burke, Chantilly, Centreville, Fairfax, Gainesville, Herndon, Manassas, Leesburg, Reston, Springfield, Sterling, and Vienna

The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is thrilled to offer PJ Library® (PJ, as in “pajamas”) to our entire community based on our successful Northern Virginia pilot! This program provides families raising Jewish children from 6 months–8 years old with a FREE treasury of Jewish books and music! As a gift from the community, every month, families enrolled in PJ Library® receive a high-quality, expertly-selected and kid-tested Jewish book or CD.

Through the generosity of the United Jewish Endowment Fund, the Howard and Geraldine Polinger Family Foundation, the Perlin Family Foundation, and the Harold Grinspoon Foundation, The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington is offering one subscription per family in the Greater Washington area on a first-come, first-served basis.

If you have children 6 months–8 years old, we invite you to sign up today and join a growing global community of more than 500,000 PJ Library® families throughout North America and Israel. Then, invite friends and neighbors to enroll and share in the PJ Library® experience. To register, e-mail

Growing Jewish Families cultivates a network of groups:

Growing Jewish Families Special Event

Chanukah Lights® and Legos Party

Sunday, December 6, 3pm–5pm
Location: Gesher Jewish Day School
4800 Mattie Moore Ct. Fairfax

Bring your family and join us for an afternoon of exciting Chanukah fun!
Highlights include:
• Spin art with dreidels and other crazy crafts
• Imagination Playground (life-size construction toys)
• Enjoy our latke (potato pancake) bar with 8 crazy toppings
• Music, dancing, and singing for all ages
• Relax in our toddler room while reading PJ Library® books about Chanukah
• For an additional fee, ages 6 and up can build their own Lego® menorah and dreidel to take home

Admission Fee:
$4 per adult and child 2 years and older/ children under 2 years are FREE
Code: #6858
Lego Builder: $12 (6 years old & up; space is limited, reserve early)
Code: #6859

For information, contact, or 703.537.3019. 

To register visit, or call the J at
703.323.0880 and our staff will be happy to assist you.

This event is in partnership with the JCCNV’s Growing Jewish Family, Gesher Jewish Day School and PJ Library



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