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Arlekino @ Havurah 4-6 Years
Havurah, the JCC's hands-on Jewish education program that encourages children to create their own Jewish identity while having fun, is excited to continue working with Arlekino Theater Troupe, which strives to form Jewish identity among Russian-speaking Jewish children through cultural arts. The program includes dramatic play, music, storytelling, and art workshops, inspiring young children through interactive interpretations of Jewish folktales, courtesy of the PJ Library. Taught in Russian by experienced early childhood educators and performing and fine-arts specialists. For more information, contact Jane Tuv at jtuv@jccmanhattan.org. Generation R programs are generously supported by Genesis Philanthropy Group. (more)REGISTER
family life > school-age (4-10 yrs) > havurah
Sat, Oct 5 - May 17
fall
3pm4 - 6weekly
Russian-Language Shabbat Club 3-4 Years
Now in its fifth year, this highly acclaimed weekly Shabbat program explores the larger themes of Shabbat and concludes each week with candle-lighting, challah and grape juice in celebration of Shabbat. The class is taught in Russian by experienced early childhood educators and features music and movement, dramatic play, visual arts, storytelling, cooking, and much more! For more information, please e-mail Jane Tuv at jtuv@jccmanhattan.org Generation R programs are generously supported by Genesis Philanthropy Group. (more)REGISTER
family life > russian-language programs
Fri, Jan 24 - May 9
winter
4:30pm3 - 4weekly
Russian Language Shabbat Club 5-7 Years
Now in its fifth year, this highly acclaimed weekly Shabbat program narrows in on an overarching theme in Shabbat chosen by the program's young participants. The program is taught in a warm and friendly environment with native Russian-speaking early childhood educators and features visual arts, storytelling, cooking, dramatic play, and much more! The class concludes each week with candle lighting, challah and grape juice in celebration of Shabbat. For more information, please e-mail Jane Tuv at jtuv@jccmanhattan.org Generation R programs are generously supported by Genesis Philanthropy Group. (more)REGISTER
family life > russian-language programs
Fri, Jan 24 - May 9
winter
4:30pm5 - 7weekly
Zshuk Art Initiative Experiential Art and Jewish Culture Class 8-12 Years
Zshuk Art Initiative returns to Generation R with a special, semester-long experiential art program for children ages 8-12! Children will be introduced to the works of famous and emerging Jewish artists, learning techniques for collage, painting, printmaking, and sculpture, among others. The class will end with a celebration of Shabbat. Taught in Russian by a professional teaching artist. For more information, please email Jane Tuv at jtuv@jccmanhattan.org Generation R programs are generously supported by Genesis Philanthropy Group. (more)REGISTER
family life > russian-language programs
Fri, Jan 24 - May 9
winter
4:30pm8 - 12weekly
Zshuk Art Initiative Experiential Art and Jewish Culture Class for Tweens
Zshuk Art Initiative returns to Generation R with a special, 5 week-long experiential art program for children ages 8-12! Children will be introduced to the works of famous and emerging Jewish artists, learning techniques for collage, painting, printmaking, and sculpture, among others. The class will end with a celebration of Shabbat. Taught in Russian by a professional teaching artist. For more information, please email Jane Tuv at jtuv@jccmanhattan.org (more)REGISTER
family life > russian-language programs
Fri, May 2 - May 30
spring
4:30pm8 - 12weekly
MANHATTAN PREMIERE: Castle in the Clouds; Shadow Puppet Theater by Luba Proger & Leonid Khanin
L2coLAB’s newest shadow puppet musical show for children tells the tale of the immigrant experience through original music and songs written for the production. Inspired by the PJ Library book, The Castle on Hester Street by Linda Heller, Castle in the Clouds celebrates the immigrant experience through the retelling of stories from our parents’ and grandparents’ generations. The state-of-the-art production is perfect for young audiences and adults alike, with an original musical score conceived of by some of the best professionals in the field. Performance is in Russian. (more)REGISTER
family life > russian-language programs
Sun, Jun 8
spring
11am once
MANHATTAN PREMIERE: Castle in the Clouds; Shadow Puppet Theater by Luba Proger & Leonid Khanin
L2coLAB’s newest shadow puppet musical show for children tells the tale of the immigrant experience through original music and songs written for the production. Inspired by the PJ Library book, The Castle on Hester Street by Linda Heller, Castle in the Clouds celebrates the immigrant experience through the retelling of stories from our parents’ and grandparents’ generations. The state-of-the-art production is perfect for young audiences and adults alike, with an original musical score conceived of by some of the best professionals in the field. Performance is in Russian. (more)REGISTER
family life > russian-language programs
Sun, Jun 8
spring
2pm once
ROMASHKA JR Generation Annual Rooftop Family Concert
New York's favorite gypsy dance party band performs its second annual multi-generational ROMASHKA JR family show on the rooftop as part of the Generation R family series. In addition to its ever-potent fare of gypsy, klezmer, folk, and retro music from Russia, Romania, the Balkans and beyond, Romashka will dig into Russian musical games and PJ Library book stories for the youngest Romashka fans. At full blast, Romashka has a violin, viola, accordion, guitar, trumpet, clarinet/saxophone, tuba, and percussion. Pack your dancing shoes. This program is sponsored, in part, by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and the Genesis Philanthropy Group’s PJ Library Engagement Grant. Price is $20 per family for all (more)REGISTER
family life > russian-language programs
Wed, Jul 9
summer
5pm8 - 12once
5:30am
10:30pm
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