By Jeffrey Korbman “The oldest generations is the most religious; the youngest are the most nonbelieving.” So wrote Lane Greene in a recent article in The Economist. Greene traced faith in the U.S., in historical terms, and demonstrated what we know and see: teens are not les … [Read more...] about “The Real Thing” Aspire: NCSY’s Yarchei Kallah
Engaging Jewish Teens
January 17, 2020 Dear friends, We are writing to you, members of the Reform Movement’s most valued and dedicated leaders and volunteers, to let you know that the Town of Warwick, New York, has approved a contract with the URJ for the town to purchase the property at 46 B … [Read more...] about URJ to Sell Kutz Camp to Town of Warwick
By Michelle Shapiro Abraham, MAJE, RJE "It helps me feel more a part of the community to be in charge. I’m not just going to Shabbat services and not knowing what to do, who to talk to, where to sit... If I’m leading the service, then I don’t need to worry about any of that. I … [Read more...] about 6 Practices That Empower Teen Leaders
Diller Family Foundation’s Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
program recognizes up to 15 extraordinary Jewish teens annually
with $36,000 each to support their ongoing social impact projects, or
to further their education.
Up to five teens f … [Read more...] about Nominations Closing Soon:
Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards
By Jeff Blumental and Rabbi Karen Thomashow “As I teach, I project the condition of my soul onto my students, my subject, and our way of being together.” (Parker Palmer). As educators, we are driven by questions - some of which we cannot easily answer. Whether a tea … [Read more...] about What does a Positive Relationship with Israel Mean?