At JSV, the question of how to better support inclusivity – whether it be in our programs, facilities, the local Jewish community, and even the community at large – is always on our minds.
“We are truly thankful to the APJCC for giving our children such valuable lessons, helping them become lifelong learners, and getting them ready for their next adventure.”
“We have a very involved committee that really listens to the needs of the community we serve.”
Our story starts on a Sunday in October 2022. Our Tiny Treks Teva family nature class had just finished exploring an all-natural Sukkah in the dry lakebed at Picchetti Ranch …
“Very lovely event and wonderful feeling of stepping out of my religious and cultural silos”
– Folake Phillips, AWỌ Founder & Executive Director
Thank you for bringing so much joy, community, learning, esteem, belonging, and fun-filled Jewishness to my son’s life!
“I see the community I built as Abraham’s tent, open on four sides. Everyone can come in through different entrances.”
“Our interfaith book study empowers us warriors of the word to cling more tightly to each other, partnering in ministry to face combative times like these.”
Perhaps the single most important aspect of maintaining their Russian-Israeli Jewish identity is the fact that being together with like-background people has given the Poznianskys a community to belong in.
“I love the multiplicity of rabbinic persuasions, ideas, and opinions about Judaism. You can’t help but learn.”