It’s all about the children!

Jewish Child’s Day was founded in 1947 to give Jewish children and their families in Britain the opportunity to help children in Europe whose lives had been devastated by the Second World War. Its guiding principle was to educate Jewish children in the UK about the importance of Tzedakah (giving to charity) and chesed (acts of loving kindness) within Jewish law and tradition.

Although the causes have changed, the abiding principle remains the same. Through Jewish Child’s Day’s fundraising activities and events, children can increase their understanding of the continuing relevance of these mitzvot and broaden their experience of social action.

How can your school get involved?

Schools in the UK sharing successful case studies

Many schools have been allocated a grant from Jewish Child’s Day. See below how we have supported many schools.

Each year, Jewish Child’s Day holds a national schools’ fundraising day called Blue-ish Jewish.

Pupils are encouraged to wear blue in return for a minimum donation of £1. Schools and Chedrerim nationwide participate in this fun event which raises over £3000 each year for some very worthy projects. More than this, it’s an important opportunity to increase awareness amongst young participants about the problems faced by their peers around the world.

For more information please click here.

Blue-ish Jewish Flyer

Our special twinning programme allows children to choose to twin their special day with a child from a very different background – a special needs child from Israel, a child from a small community in Belarus or a child living in a children’s home.

We are certain that whichever route the children will choose, their twinning experience will be something very special – and one that they will cherish forever.

For more information please click here.

Twinning

‘It’s a Good Day’, is a fun, uplifting and educational Flipbook Game for children and adults, in both English & Hebrew. It features a selection of random daily acts to choose from to bring you lots of ‘good’.

We believe that by doing at least one good thing each day, we can influence and make it a good day for ourselves and many others – a great message to learn from an early age.

To purchase the game for your staff or pupils please click here, or send us an email if you would like to purchase more than 30 units : shachafve@jcd.uk.com

Our JCD Chanukah cards are NOW ready for you to purchase!

To mark Jewish Child’s Day’s 75th Heritage year, we have launched a special Chanukah Art Competition with Jcoss : ‘Find your #innerlight
 
Year 7 students have had to research about Jewish Child’s Day, find their inner creativity and invest time in creating amazing Chanukah card designs. The winning submissions will be turned into Chanukah cards and will be available to purchase through our website, helping to fundraise for children in need in the UK and worldwide.
 
 
The winning designs have already been transformed into lovely Chanukah cards and are available to purchase NOW through our website – https://jcd.uk.com/shop/
Make sure to purchase your Chanukah cards before Thursday 1st Dec to allow us to post them to you in time for Chanukah.
 
All proceeds from sales will go towards supporting projects that benefit Jewish children who suffer from physical and emotional disabilities, neglect, abuse and financial hardship across the UK, Israel and smaller communities across the world. Together we are transforming the lives of children in need, worldwide!
 
Thanks again to all the JCoSS students who took part in this competition and to all of you who are going to support this lovely project by purchasing these fabulous Chanukah cards.

For more information about how your school can be involved please call Sarah Maurice on 020 8446 8804 or email her at sarah.maurice@jcd.uk.com

Small acts – BIG impact – Improve lives

Every pound raised helps improve the lives of Jewish children in need worldwide

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