Statement from the DJC – Statement of Solidarity Against Racist Violence

*The DJC’s statement contains excerpts and wisdom from T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights , and Avodah: Sparking Jewish Leaders, Igniting Social Change. “When the community is immersed in suffering, a person may not say: I will go to

Torah Study: An Intentional Space for Growth and Community

A Special Article in Preparation for Shavuot by Colleen Morawetz Every other Thursday evening since January, I’ve been doing something I never seriously expected of myself – group Torah study. Our nine intellectually curious and emotionally intelligent participants take turns

Mask Appeal

Mask Order Form The Threads Project is continuing to offer masks to any and all members of our DJC community who may need them. To date, we have produced over 100 masks for our members. Our team of volunteers includes

Wake Up and Smell the Blintzes!

Whether your connection to Jewish celebrations comes through brisket-making Ashkenazi lineage, Moroccan-heritage lamb and couscous tagine or Sephardic pastelicos (meat and rice pies), to name but a few meaty Jewish cultural delights, the upcoming chag (holyday) of Shavu’ot puts a

Masks for All!

There are many things the DJC is doing to help our community at this difficult time. As part of a community, it’s the responsibility of each and every one of us to prevent transmitting the virus to others. We realize,

May Feature: Jewish Family & Child

Website: Jewish Family and Child (JF&C)  The Jewish community is not immune to the challenges of today’s complex society. We are touched by poverty, violence, abuse, divorce, difficult teens, and unemployment. JF&CS reaches out into all corners of the

How You Can Make a Difference for the DJC during the Coronavirus Pandemic

Dear DJC friend, The Danforth Jewish Circle is here for you during the Coronavirus pandemic – as a source of support, connection, and uplifting Jewish life.  Rabbi Miriam and the three of us who co-chair the DJC board hope you

DJC Support During Covid-19: What We’re Doing to Support our Membership

Your community is here for you, and we are here for each other. Over the past few weeks, Simmy Zaret of the DJC Chesed Committee, Anne Shaddick our Volunteer Coordinator, and other dedicated volunteers have been calling our members to

Easing the Pain of Covid-19: A note from the DJC Social Justice Committee

In this unprecedented and challenging time of the Covid-19 pandemic crisis, we can remember some of the ways we have suffered as a people and as individuals in times past and think of ways we can help by connecting to

Why is This Passover Different from All Other Passovers?