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Family Mitzvah Day!
PJ Library Build-A-Bear Donation Party Dec. 10

Photo of children showing off their Build-A-Bear Workshop bears.

PJ Library in CNY will hold a special Build-A-Bear Donation Party on Sunday, Dec. 10 from 2–4 p.m. at Build-A-Bear Workshop in Destiny USA, Syracuse. Families are asked to purchase gift certificates in advance so that they can complete them on Dec. 10. The bears created as part of this family mitzvah day program will then be donated to children at Upstate Golisano Children's Hospital.

The event is open to the public. Advance registration is requested online here or by emailing Carolyn at

For more information and to register, please contact Carolyn at


The PJ Library® (PJ for pajamas) is a nationally acclaimed literacy program started by the Harold Grinspoon Foundation that gives free Jewish bedtime stories, CDs and DVDs to families raising Jewish children. The PJ Library in CNY chapter is a program of the JCC of Syracuse and supported by the Pomeranz, Shankman and Martin Charitable Foundation, Jewish Federation of Central New York, Congregation Beth Sholom-Chevra Shas, Shaarei Torah Orthodox Congregation of Syracuse, Syracuse Hebrew Day School, Temple Adath Yeshurun and Temple Concord. The PJ Library in CNY serves children from 6 months to 8 years old in Cortland, Madison, Onondaga and Oswego Counties. For more information and to sign up, visit or email