Teens from Israel, South Africa’s Jewish community, and the Soweto township began a five-day bicycle ride from Johannesburg to Durban this week. You might call it a Tour de Humanity. The 700 kilometer inter-cultural cycling tour - dubbed “Cyclalive” - is being run throu … [Read more...] about P2G Tikun Olam and Unbunto on a Tour de Humanity
Engaging Jewish Teens
By Erica Hruby When Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Network (JTEEN) launched in February 2019, the excitement was contagious. Within its first four months, JTEEN membership more than doubled, growing from twenty-eight Hebrew High directors to sixty-seven professionals … [Read more...] about JTEEN Conference, Year 1, What We Learned
By Jessica Katz When I packed my suitcase for this year, I didn’t know where I would end up, who I would meet, or what I would learn. I knew that I came from a strong, mid-size Jewish community in Detroit; a community that offers opportunities to connect with J … [Read more...] about A Journey of Jewish Community Explored and Expanded
By Michelle Shapiro Abraham, RJE The Reform Movement has a long, distinguished history of lifting souls and spirits with music - in worship and beyond. In summer camps, synagogues, and youth group gatherings, songleaders create new arrangements, borrow from beloved … [Read more...] about How a Songleading Fellowship Will Help Teens Lead the Way
By Jeffrey Korbman So there I was, on the floor, crouched over a door hinge. It was dark. The only light I had was from my iPhone, which was propped up on a towel from the linen closet. It smelled. But I was determined to get the hinge off, which would allow me to get the door … [Read more...] about Repairing the World – A Wrench, A Mop, And Our Neshama!