Starting a family changes everything, including
the parents’ priorities, needs and perspectives. One big part of that often is
an examination of the values and identity they want to convey to their young
child, and how they want to do that.
The next episode of the
public-affairs program “Sanctuary” – which airs at 11 a.m. Sunday, May 11, on
ABC7-Channel 7 – looks at the many ways the Jewish community reaches out to the
parents of young children, offering them a wide range of opportunities to
connect with other parents and families, as well as with Jewish life and
Featured programs include jBaby Chicago, for parents of
newborns; PJ Library, which sends
young children free Jewish books and music each month; PJ Events, a variety of
fun get-togethers for young families; and JUF Right Start, which provides up to
$2,000 to families sending their first child to a Jewish preschool.
This episode is hosted by Cindy Sher.
week of May 12, the program will be available for viewing on the Jewish United Fund website.
“Sanctuary” is a joint production of the Jewish Federation of
Metropolitan Chicago and the Chicago Board of Rabbis, in cooperation with