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Rabbi Janie Grackin

Rabbi Janie Grackin
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Rabbi Janie Grackin.

Janie Grackin uses the art of storytelling to inspire and educate. Janie creates programs for intergenerational populations in synagogues and schools in the United States, Europe and Israel, including “Being Torah Alive!”, the most cutting edge approach to teaching Torah. In 1997 she was inducted into the National Women’s Hall of Fame for her commitment to AIDS education and was awarded the Solomon Schechter Gold Award for Family Education, as well as numerous other educational awards. She is a contributing author to “Mitzvah Stories: Seeds for Inspiration and Learning” which won a National Jewish Book Council Award, and recently led the Passover Seder, “Walking the Exodus”, at the American Embassy in Berlin, Germany. She can be contacted at www.janiegrackin.com.

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Rabbi Janie Grackin

For the Love of Children

My heartbreak was saved by a friend who watched my interaction with groups of children on playgrounds and in schools who told me that because I didn’t have other children, my heart was big enough to hold everyone else’s. 

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