Grants in North America
Our Tales for Our Children
- Grant period: 2012
- Grantee link: Our Tales for Our Children
Once recorded, stories are placed online and made available for free download. Through these stories, Russian-speaking Jewish children are given an opportunity for independent listening and learning, and families spend quality time together in a Jewish context.
Financial support for Our Tales for Our Children is provided by Genesis Philanthropy Group.
Goals and objectives
- Produce Russian-language spoken word recordings for Russian-speaking Jewish families, thus encouraging the families to spend quality time together in a Jewish context.
- Provide Russian-speaking Jewish children with an opportunity to begin their Jewish journeys in the world of Russian Jewish literature.
- Encourage an active interest in the Russian-speaking Jewish community’s heritage, customs, and history.
- Brandeis-Genesis Institute for Russian Jewry
- Camp B’Yachad
- Center Without Walls by COJECO
- Folksbiene Yiddish Theater
- Generation R at the JCC in Manhattan
- Havurah Program at Tel Yehudah
- Mishpucha Family Camp
- Moishe House
- NJY Overnight Jewish Camps
- Pathways to Engagement
- PJ Library
- Project Keshet
- RAJM Teenage Engagement Initiative (St. Paul, Minnesota)
- Ru-Ju-LA - Russian Jewish Young Adult and Young Family Network in LA
- Russian Jewish Leadership Forum
- Russian Jewish Young Adult Engagement Initiative in the San Francisco Bay Area
- Russian-Jewish Community Outreach Initiative by The Foundation for Jewish Camp
- Russian-Speaking Jewish Community Engagement Project in Toronto
- Shalom Education Center
- UMCA Rich Tree Academy
- Blognik Beat
- Chagall and the Artists of the Russian Jewish Theater Exhibit at the Jewish Museum
- Ezra USA
- JAFI LA Russian Young Adult Engagement Program
- JChoice.org - Tzedakah: The Next Generation
- JIAS Decade-Plus Immigrants: Leadership Bridging Cultures
- Klein JCC
- Lives of the Great Patriotic War: The Untold Stories of Jewish Soldiers in the Soviet Red Army During WWII
- Our Tales for Our Children
- Outreach to Russian-speaking Children Attending JCCA Camps in the United States
- Project Gesher