July 2015 eNewsletter!


Mural Mural on the Wall!
Calling everyone of all ages and abilities:
Come help construct the most amazing mural for FVJN!
Work days coming up:
Wednesday, 7/8, 6 – 8:30 pm
Sunday, 7/12, 10:30 am – noon
Tuesday, 7/14/15, 6 – 8:30 pm
Sunday, 7/19/15, 10:30 – noon
Please RSVP, for planning purposes, to
Thank you!

Upcoming Events!
7/8 – Mural Work Eve
7/12 – Mural Work Day
7/14 – Mural Work Day
7/17 PJC Community Shabbat
7/18 – Adult Social Meet-Up
For Details
Visit our Facebook page for more!

Coming Up!
Mural Work Day (Evening) at FVJN
Wednesday, 7/8, 6 – 8:30 pm
Sunday, 7/12, 10:30 am – noon
Don your tiling thumb and help create the most awesome mural in the world, with FVJN friends and artist Danielle Dobies!
For planning purposes, please RSVP if coming to rachely@fvjn.org
Also, please let Rachel know what days and times are best for you!

PJC Family/Community Shabbat
Pushing the Envelope Farm
1700 Averill Rd., Geneva
Friday, 7/17, 6 – 9 pm
Welcome Shabbat with old and new friends!
Open and free to all! Bring your own dinner, blankets, chairs and musical instruments!
6 pm Tour the Farm
6:30 pm Service
7 pm Shabbat meal
8 pm Dessert provided by PJC
Please RSVP to 630.578.3375 or

Adult Social Meet-up
The Office, 201 E. Main St., St. Charles
Saturday, 7/18, 7:30 – ?
(Formerly Adult Social Dinner)
Come schmooze with FVJN friends!
No RSVP needed.

Lazarus Monthly Mitzvah Dinner
Helpers Needed!
Please sign up now for August – December
Visit http://www.fvjn.org/lazarus-house
and add your name, today!

Hebrew Teacher Needed for FVJS!
FVJS – Fox Valley Jewish School, a part of Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors, is in need of a Hebrew teacher for the 2015-2016 school year. Teachers are paid $25 an hour.
FVJS meets twice a month, and Hebrew class is from 11:30 am – 12:30 pm. Interested?
Please contact Rachel: rachely@fvjn.org

Register for Fox Valley Jewish School – FVJN’s Sunday School!
Click below to register your preschoolers – 8th graders in Fox Valley Jewish School
for 2015 – 2016!

FVJN Giving Tree
Purchase leaves on our Giving Tree
to mark and share lifecycle events,
honor family and friends, and to include your own family’s names on this permanent addition to FVJN’s space.
For more information:

Lazarus House Mitzvah Dinners!
Volunteers Needed the First Wednesday of Each Month!
Join our amazing group of volunteers!
Each month, we prepare dinner for 60 to 75 men, women and children at Lazarus House.
Volunteers are needed to help, NOW!
Please sign up online at:
or contact Lisa Foydel ASAP to volunteer

Support FVJN!
FVJN relies on your donations to stay alive. Please visit our website or click below to donate now! https://www.fvjn.org/donate/
Make your donation in honor or memory of someone special, or feel free to earmark your donation for a specific area: our school, the mural project, or for a leaf on the Giving Tree (see website for details). As always, general donations are always appreciated, and help us do all we do!

Volunteers Needed!
Do you like to organize things? Volunteers are needed to assist with a variety of tasks. Please contact Rachel if interested! rachely@fvjn.org

FVJN Mural Project
Watch calendar for upcoming “Mural Work Days!”
Tiles, tiles everywhere! Progress is underway! We’re so excited about this project and look forward for your participation.
We have received a generous matching grant from the Geneva Foundation for the Arts!
We need your help to raise our portion of needed funds!
An anonymous donor has offered a matching donation, dollar-for-dollar, up to $500!
Take advantage of this terrific opportunity, now!
To donate, get involved, or for more info, visit:

Programs for our Jewish Youth!
Click http://prairiejewishyouth.weebly.com/calendar-of-programs.html
for info on all the fun!
Camp Henry Horner Overnight Shabbaton!
Fri – Sat, Oct 9 – 10, 5:30 pm to 3:15 pm
All Jewish 6th – 12th graders are invited!
Drop off & Pick up at MCJC, 8617 Ridgefield Rd., Crystal Lake
Must RSVP by Fri., Aug. 15!
Mail check to:
Prairie Jewish Youth
c/o Liza Bachrach
7 Clove Ct., St. Elgin, IL 60177
More details and RSVP

Fox Valley Jewish Neighbors | 630-465-0356 | info@fvjn.org
PO Box 346
121 S. Third St.
Geneva, IL 60134