Jewish resources to occupy your family during social distancing – part 3

By Reporter staff

A variety of Jewish groups are offering online resources – educational and recreational – for those who are not allowed out of the house. Below is a sampling of those. The Reporter will publish additional listings as they become available. 

  • The Jewish Federations of North America,, has opened a resource page,, that offers videos, resources to do with the difficulties of self-distancing and “virtual meetups.” The organization is planning to hold “A Global Celebration of Israel’s Independence Day” on Wednesday, April 29, at 2 pm. More information will be released closer to the date.
  • Rabbi Bob Alper is offering to send “A Quick Laugh” a day via e-mail. For more information, visit, e-mail or call 802-362-5151.
  • Camp Ramah is offering events and concerts through its Facebook page, Camp Ramah Ba-Bayit (Camp Ramah at Home),, offers additional resources. 
  • For college students, Hillel@Home,, offers writers, actors, singers, athletes, politicians and more covering a variety of topics from ethics to keeping in shape while self-distancing.
  • Jewish Teen Learning Connection,, seeks to give teens the opportunity to continue their Jewish education, including ways to examine their religion, history and traditions through classroom study, volunteer projects and special events.
  • The TogetherWeRemember Coalition,, will hold a variety of virtual events throughout April to commemorate Genocide Awareness Month.
  • Pardes is offering resources for “uncertain times” These include resources on the parasha of the week, halachah, prayer, parents/children and more.
  • Torah Tots,, offers information for children about Jewish holidays, the Torah portion of the week, Hebrew, music and more.
  • The Jewish Museum of Florida., is offering some of its exhibits online. Visit the site for links to the virtual tours.
  • My Jewish Learning,, has a guide to online events. Visit the site and click on that box “Daily Guide to Zoom Events, Livestreams and Other Online Resources.” It’s also possible to sign up for a daily e-mail update.

For more resources, see the last two issues of The Reporter or visit and