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
Engaging Jewish Teens
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?
By Rachel Brumberg “Teens on Emanu-El’s A-TEEM are role models who are determined, kind and motivating. We are constantly improving the Temple Emanu-El community and ourselves through a positive outlook and a clear set of values. As role models, we share our knowledge and exp … [Read more...] about Emanu-El Teens: Role Models for our Community
More than 400 Jewish teens from around the world gathered this past weekend for JDC’s 6th annual Active Jewish Teens (AJT) Conference in Kiev. A bar and bat mitzvah ceremony for five teens, a conference first, will serve as a model of commitment to Judaism, leadership and taking a … [Read more...] about First-Ever Bnai Mitzvah Celebration takes place at JDC’s Active Jewish Teens International Conference