From the cover of 
Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas," one of many Jewish children's books delivered free to Jewish families across the country
From the cover of Queen of the Hanukkah Dosas," one of many Jewish children's books delivered free to Jewish families across the country

PJ Library will gives East Bay families $150 to ‘get together’

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The Harold Grinspoon Foundation, in conjunction with its flagship program, PJ Library, will issue grants of up to $150 to East Bay families to create Jewish-inspired experiences to share with family and friends. Dubbed “Get Together Grants,” the program is currently offered only in Washington, D.C., Miami and the East Bay.

The grants are intended to build social connections among families and encourage them to engage in Jewish life. The grants have been used to design Shabbat experiences, baking, crafts and book clubs. This month, grantees will be encouraged to create Hanukkah experiences as well.

PJ Library delivers more than 170,000 free Jewish children’s books and music CDs throughout the United States and Canada each month, including to 3,168 subscribers in the East Bay.

Applications for grants are open to families in Alameda, Contra Costa, Solano, and Napa counties. More information here.