Free bedtime storybooks and music celebrating Jewish holidays, themes, and values. For children 6 months to 7 years. Plus PJ playdates and events for fun with family and friends. SUBSCRIBE
For more info, contact PJLibrary@jewishheartnj.org.
PJ Our Way
PJ Our Way offers the gift of exceptional books with Jewish themes to kids ages 8½-11 – books that they choose themselves! SUBSCRIBE
Experience the joy of sharing Jewish traditions, teachings, and community with your little ones. The Federation proudly supports PJ Library, preschool and playgroups, summer camp, theater groups, and schools that feel like family.
Warm and meaningful Jewish experiences can light the spark of a Jewish soul from an early age. Federation-supported programs inspire young people to embrace their Jewish identity.
Needs-based and incentive scholarships enable as many children as possible to attend Jewish summer camp - a fun and effective way for them to acquire Jewish values, learning, and connections. Scholarships are available for both day camp and sleepaway.
LEARN MORE ABOUT ALL SCHOLARSHIPS
APPLY FOR CAMP INCENTIVE GRANTS
APPLY FOR NEEDS-BASED CAMP SCHOLARSHIPS
Preschools, Dayschools, Afterschools
From continuing education for preschool teachers to advocacy for state funding of day schools, grants for afterschool Hebrew schools, and equipment for students with special needs, this Federation backs Jewish education at every age because we know today's children are the keepers of a bright Jewish future. Find the school that suits your child's needs. Click here for the Jewish community RESOURCE GUIDE.
Community Theater for Ages 7 - 17
Axelrod Performing Arts Center's Rising Stars program and Studio J Theater, as well as many synagogues, stage high quality community theater engaging young performers in creative enrichment in a Jewish setting. Weekend rehearsals and performances take place on Sundays, and Studio J often selects material addressing Jewish culture and themes, such as social justice.