Gifts is a partnership of Jewish Federation of Metropolitan Chicago, Grandparents for Social Action, and InterfaithFamily/Chicago

The GIFTS curriculum includes the following topics:

1. Passing On Our Values, Defining Our Legacy, Telling Our Stories.

2. Bringing to Life the Concepts of Tzedakah (Justice), Gemilut Chasidim (Acts of Loving kindness) and Tikkun Olam (Repairing the World).

3. Communicating with Your Grandchildren

4. Calendar and Social Justice: Using Holidays and Milestones to Involve Grandchildren in Philanthropy and Social Justice.

5. Changing the narrative: Modeling the Life you Want to Live and the Values you Wish to Share with your Family.

 

These are the spring classes being offered:

If you choose to go to another congregation other than your own, you should call to confirm that the class will be held.

 

Congregation Beth Am, 1370 Abbott Ct., Buffalo Grove, IL. 847-383-5017

March 1, 8, 15, 22 from 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

 

Temple Sholom, 3480 N. Lake Shore Dr., Chicago, IL. 773-525-4707

March 8, 22, 29, April 5, 12, 19, 26 and May 3 (Israel Solidarity Day) from 12:30- 1:30 p.m.

 

KAM Isaiah Israel, 1100 E. Hyde Park Blvd., Chicago, IL. 773-924-1234

March 18, 25 and April 1, 8 from 7:30- 8:30 p.m.

 

Am Shalom, 840 Vernon Avenue, Glencoe, IL. 847-835-4800

April 9, 16, 23 from 7:00- 8:30 p.m.

 

Sukkat Shalom, 1001 Central Avenue, Wilmette, IL. 847-251-2675

April 13, 20, 27 from 7:30-9:00 p.m.

 

Kol Hadash, 175 Olde Half Day Road, Lincolnshire, IL. 847-347-3003.

April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 from 10:30 a.m.- 12:00 p.m.

 

Temple Jeremiah, 937 Happ Road, Northfield, IL. 847-441-5760.

April 16, 23, 30 and May 7, 14 from 11:15 a.m.- 12:30 p.m.

 

Congregation Or Shalom Vernon Hills, 21 W Hawthorn Parkway, Vernon Hills, IL. 847-362-1948.

May 20 from 7:00- 8:30 p.m.

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