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Fun Summer Crafts and Ideas
From JvillageNetwork's Pinterest Board
With school out, or just about, you may be looking for some crafty, outdoorsy, gaming, or other fun activities to do with the kids.
Look no further than Pinterest. Jvillage Network's Crafts board has hundreds of activities, from making 'snow' to making slime; making colorful bubbles and rainbow ice water; weird science experiments and outdoor lawn games. You can even learn creative napkin folding techniques or make jellyfish in a bottle.
What are you waiting for? Find a fun activity now!
All the Respect: Kavod
Papa Plony is obsessed with beating the Baloney family in the annual relay race. But when Yasmin flakes out on practice, and a new team member shows up with an unexpected physical difference – he panics. SHABOOM! The Sparks come to the rescue with incredible upsie-downie magic, including an upside-down rainbow ramp, a giant stuffie and a lesson in showing kavod, or respect. Tune in and find out who wins the race. Kol hakavod!
Remembering my wedding after divorce
Mayim Bialik from GrokNation
Mayim's latest video explores how the Shamy wedding brought up real life emotions
With all the Shamy wedding talk, I figured it’s time to talk a bit about my divorce and the “stuff” left behind after a divorce. Let’s talk about what we hold onto: wedding dresses, photographs, mementos—what to do especially if you share kids? Can you relate to this process of holding on?
The #MeToo Movement Goes to Summer Camp
By Deborah Meyer and Jeremy Fingerman for JTA
The #MeToo movement has empowered women to speak up against harassment and abuse. that includes firing beloved camp leaders facing credible accusations.
The 'library' that's a lifeline for families
By Keren David for The JC
A free book service for children is allowing Jews in remote communities to stay connected
Sam Grainger is six and Zachary Swain is five. They live hundreds of miles apart, but they have a lot in common.
They both live in villages, with quintessentially English names - Sam comes from Bunwell in Norfolk, Zachary's home in Whimple in Devon, is the only one with a mezuzah among the thatched cottages.