by Maya Bernstein and Charlie Schwartz Last fall, in partnership with the Union for Reform Judaism and Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Brandeis University’s Office High School Program, decided to replicate their highly successful summer programs year-round. They wanted to e … [Read more...] about Jewish Teens in Boston Embrace Design Thinking
Engaging Jewish Teens
Rose Community Foundation (RCF) in Denver, CO announced the launch today of a multi-faceted Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative, supported by a four-year matching grant up to $2,256,015 from the Jim Joseph Foundation. The grant will match the support committed from … [Read more...] about Multi-faceted, Ambitious Jewish Teen Initiative to Launch in Denver and Boulder
“We were looking for a way to bring the JFCS’ work and message into the congregation, and expose our teens to real-world social action and justice work.” (Rabbi Benjamin David) by Barbara S. Rothschild Learning by doing is the guiding lesson plan behind a new elective for te … [Read more...] about Jewish Teens Meet World in Mount Laurel, NJ
When thousands of Jewish teens, professionals and community leaders descend upon Atlanta this February, we will be able to celebrate being Jewish, both as individual movements and together as one Jewish people. by Michaela Brown, Andrew Keene and Mika Stein Just last … [Read more...] about Next Year in Atlanta
by Sally Gottesman Dr. Amy Sales, associate director of the Cohen Center for Modern Jewish Studies at Brandeis University, recently wrote an insightful piece for eJewishPhilanthropy.com that should serve as a wake-up call to all those who fund or run informal education … [Read more...] about Are Investments in Experiential Jewish Education for Teens Worthwhile?