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Project Spotlight: Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism’s Plan Bee

The goal of Houston Congregation for Reform Judaism’s (HCRJ) Gendler Grapevine Project initiative (Plan Bee: Honey Production in a Jewish Context) is to offer a range of learning opportunities for students of all ages that revolve around the production of honey from an onsite beehive. In August, they had their first professional development meeting of [...]

By | November 15th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

Project Spotlight: Edlavitch DCJCC’s Environmental and Food Justice Family Workshop Series

The Edlavitch DC Jewish Community Center's (EDCJCC) Gendler Grapevine Project initiative will develop a family workshop series focused on environmental and food justice. For their first activity, they hosted a successful fall family food justice workshop. They brought together six families (a total 24 participants) on Sunday, September 24, from 2 to 4 p.m. for Apples for Everyone! A [...]

By | November 7th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

Project Spotlight: JCC Chicago’s Shabbat and Holiday Programs

JCC Chicago’s Gendler Grapevine Project, Environmental Infused Shabbat and Holiday Programs, centers on environmental-focused community programming for Shabbat and Jewish holidays. They have built upon the momentum of this initiative's extremely successful first year and in its second year are continuing and expanding the programming with a shared environmental and Jewish lens. Through this program, they’ve engaged and [...]

By | November 1st, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

Project Spotlight: Hazon’s Ritual Craft Making Project

Hazon is a recipient of a Gendler Grapevine Project "L'dor V'dor" grant. For their initiative, they are developing a ritual craft making project in Teva, their experiential Jewish environmental education program for middle school children. Through this initiative, they will develop lesson plans for five ritual crafts: Wood-burned Challah Boards; Recycled Glass Kiddush Cups; Recycled Metal Washing Cups; Hand-whittled [...]

By | October 15th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

Growing and Counting the Omer at the Louisville J

Guest Blog Post by Michael Fraade שִׁבְעָ֥ה שָׁבֻעֹ֖ת תִּסְפָּר־לָ֑ךְ מֵהָחֵ֤ל חֶרְמֵשׁ֙ בַּקָּמָ֔ה תָּחֵ֣ל לִסְפֹּ֔ר שִׁבְעָ֖ה שָׁבֻעֽוֹת׃ וְעָשִׂ֜יתָ חַ֤ג שָׁבֻעוֹת֙ לַה אֱלֹהֶ֔יךָ מִסַּ֛ת נִדְבַ֥ת יָדְךָ֖ אֲשֶׁ֣ר תִּתֵּ֑ן כַּאֲשֶׁ֥ר יְבָרֶכְךָ֖ ה אֱלֹהֶֽיךָ׃ You shall count off seven weeks; start to count the seven weeks when the sickle is first put to the standing grain. Then you shall observe [...]

By | June 27th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

2017 HaBanim HaBonim Projects are Announced!

We are pleased to announce the 2017 Gendler Grapevine Project’s “HaBanim HaBonim” initiatives! With the goal of inspiring the next generation, each of our grantees proposed innovative, interesting, and engaging projects. Applicants drew inspiration from the life and teachings of Rabbi Gendler, recognizing that he incorporated his theories and teachings into physical and practical action that resonated with his [...]

By | June 12th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

Project Spotlight: IKAR and Shalhevet High School

IKAR and Shalhevet High School have been working together throughout the year to develop the school's greening efforts. On April 25th, IKAR and Shalhevet High School came together with Netiya to plant six fruit trees on the rooftop of their shared space. After learning from their rabbis on the importance of caring for our natural [...]

By | April 28th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

1 week left! Proposals due Friday, March 31!

The proposal deadline is Friday, March 31! Don't miss out! Get your project funded! The RFP for the Gendler Grapevine Project 2017 HaBanim HaBonim grant cycle can be found below or on our current grant opportunities webpage. Proposals are due Friday, March 31. This year, we will be supporting grants that work to energize and educate the next generation to find ways to infuse Jewish values [...]

By | March 24th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

Reminder – Proposals Due March 31!

Proposal deadline is Friday, March 31! Proposals for the Gendler Grapevine Project 2017 HaBanim HaBonim grant cycle are due Friday, March 31. Don't miss out! Get your project funded! The RFP can be found below or on our current grant opportunities webpage. This year, we will be supporting grants that work to energize and educate the next generation to find ways to infuse Jewish [...]

By | March 13th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments

2017 Grant Opportunity

We are pleased to announce our 2017 grant opportunity for outreach projects. This year's grant cycle is called “HaBanim HaBonim,” which translates to, “The children are the builders of our future.” We will be supporting grants that work to energize and educate the next generation to find ways to infuse Jewish values in their responses to [...]

By | February 27th, 2017|Heard it through the GRAPEVINE|0 Comments