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Educational Resources

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Jewish Family and Children’s Service of Minneapolis (JFCS) — ACT
13100 Wayzata Blvd., Suite 400
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Program Manager: Laura Gorke

ACT empowers parents in the St. Louis Park School District to help children succeed in school. We offer an array of supportive services to students and families including accessing important community resources.


JFCS — PJ Library Minneapolis
Contact: Debbie Wolfe

PJ Library supports families in their Jewish journey by sending Jewish-content books and music on a monthly basis at no cost to children ages six months through eight years. The program also includes Shalom Baby, which welcomes families with babies up to 6 months old to the Jewish community.


Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul — PJ Library
790 Cleveland Ave., Suite 227
St. Paul, MN 55116
PJ Library Coordinator: Marni Tselos

PJ Library provides Jewish families with free Jewish books and music. Families with children ages six months through eight years old in the greater St. Paul area are eligible to receive a Jewish book or music each month for each child. PJ Library is a program of the Harold Grinspoon Foundation and is made possible through a partnership with the Hymanson Family Fund, the William Lipschultz Fund, the Diane and Richard Smookler Fund, and the Federation.


Living Legacy

2845 Hedberg Dr.
Minnetonka, MN 55305
Fax: 952-545-0776
Rabbi Mordechai Grossbaum

The Living Legacy brings real life learning programs to schools and families throughout the Twin Cities. Its hands-on educational approach has led to heightened observance at home and served as a springboard for further involvement. For thousands, the Living Legacy has brought Judaism to life.


St. Paul JCC — ACT: All Children’s Theater
1375 St. Paul Ave.
St. Paul, MN 55116
Camp Butwin Director: Sarah Fedorowicz

Kids experience the joy of acting, singing and dancing in this community theater program. Working with a professional director, young performers explore their creative abilities, gain confidence and have fun.


Story Time Express for Young Families
Presented by the Amos and Celia Heilicher Minneapolis Jewish Day School and PJ Library
Contacts: Julie Ziessman, 952-381-3500 or:; and Debbie Wolfe, 952-471-2139 or: or:

Contact us to learn about the dates, times, ages and locations for this series of fun-filled literature experiences. Enjoy a featured Jewish book with songs, creative movement, crafts, snacks and meeting new people. Free and open to the public. Ask how you can get free Jewish books sent to your home.


Temple of Aaron Tours
616 S. Mississippi River Blvd.
St. Paul, MN 55116

We have a highly trained and dedicated group of tour leaders to guide church groups on Friday evenings and school groups during the weekdays. We have worked successfully for more than 50 years sharing the beauty of Judaism and helping a diverse array of groups understand many similarities in ethics, values and practices. The interconnections with multiple faiths make the world a better place and promote a clearer understanding of Jewish positions and history. Contact Susie Haim in the office to setup your tour today.

(Updated 02.09.17)

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