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Massachusetts Nonprofit Jookender Connects & Educates Russian Speaking Jews
Jookender has been featured in the MA Jewish Ledger! Visit http://www.wmassjewishledger.com/2019/10/jookender-creates-connections-for-russian-speaking-jews/
A few programs for Teenagers will be supported by The Jewish Education Project, with generous funding from the Genesis Philanthropy Group in 2019-2020
Jookender has just won a few small grants to develop Russian-Jewish Community on North Shore and South Shore (Boston Area).
Our grant proposal is under review. We should learn some news in the nearest couple of months
CJP Matching grant is ours! Thank you, our beloved Jookender Community for working hard and making this happen
Jookender has just been awarded with CJP Young Adult Mezzanine Grant to support building Bekitzur Club for Young Adults next year
Aetna Foundation has just donated toward Jookender Teen Programs - CJP Matching Grant
Jookender has just been awarded for the EJE Network Mircorgrant to apply for its June Family Camp.
CJP will match all donations made by corporate entities, funds and individuals who haven't donated to us in prior or donated less than now,, from October 1, 2018 to May 30, 2019, dollar to dollar up until $10,000.
Natan Grant has accepted LOI and invited Jookender to submit a full proposal to the Confronting Anti-Semitism program
The Jookender Team wishes our community health and prosperity in the New Year.
Russian Jewish Community Foundation supports Russian-language Nonprofits in Massachusetts and Israel.
On behalf of the entire Jookender community, we send our deepest condolences to victims and the victims families of the Pittsburgh shooting. We will all light candles and pray for the victims and the entire city of Pittsburgh. #PitssburghStrong #PittsburghUnited
Jookender has been selected as one or 2 partners to bring 50+ Families with children in K-3 to the Pilot Program.
Eastern Bank has just confirm the partial sponsorship of our September Family Camp!
Jookender goes to North Shore to ignite and build a strong, friendly Russian-Speaking Community.
Jookender has been notified for winning a partial grant for Young Adults from CJP (July 2018-June 2019). This grant will allow us to attract and grow the community of Young Adults 20-45 y.o.
Jookender has just been awarded a grant for Teens from CJP. This grant will help us to equip our Teen volunteers with walkie-talkies and other tools to carry on our projects.
CJP Teen Engagement Grants with Support from the Jim Joseph Foundation are now waiting for our Grant Application! Deadline to apply is March 14th.
We’ve just sent our LOI (Letter of Interest) for the Ignition Grant. Keep your fingers crossed!
Join us for a weekend full of fun and games. Our major vendors are Mozgoboinya, Questime, Zhenya Lopatnik!
Summer Camp Avoda, PJ Library, and Center Makor will sponsor Jookender Purim 2018! Families with Kids welcome to celebrate in Natick, MA
Jookender wishes luck and prosperity to all Greater Boston Area RSJ Families this Holiday Season and the New Year of 2018!
In partnership with PJ Library, Jookender now offering events South Shore. Calling all Vendors, Partners, and Interested Parents to collaborate! Contact Sasha Jookender@gmail.com
Our New Website is up and running. Please, pardon our appearance for the next 6 months, while the site will be completely developed.
The festival of lights is here. Light the menorah, play with the dreidel and feast on latkes and sufganiyots. Celebrate the spirit of Hanukkah with friends, family and loved ones by wishing them Happy Hanukkah
Congratulation to 4 Jookender families and their Team "Porebriki & Co" who just won first Mozgoboinya Game in Boston. First out of 23 other great teams!
Jookender has filled out a Fundraising Application with the State of Massachusetts. We'll inform you when we're approved.
Jookender has applied for 501(c) organization. It'll take awhile to get approved. We'll inform you when the status is granted.