By JTFN Staff Recently, the Jewish Teen Funders Network hosted the JTFN Summit 2019, a three day summit in San Francisco designed for educators and professionals in the field of Jewish teen education and teen philanthropy, happening alongside the Jewish Funders Network Conference. Attendees traveled from all of over the world to participate in immersive workshops, panels and plenaries with the collective interest in building a world of … [Read more...] about Building Connections and Community at the JTFN Summit 2019
By Wayne Green The New Year is the start of conference and summit circuits. As the Jewish Teen Funders Network finalizes its programming for the JTFN Summit 2019 in San Francisco, I reflect on the importance of how we as professionals learn and why this JTFN Summit is taking on a new approach to understanding how we impact Jewish teen engagement and identity. In Jewish teen philanthropy programs today, professionals are tasked not with the … [Read more...] about Engage, Empower and Experience with us at the JTFN Summit 2019
By Mike Friedman Do you remember Kix cereal? Perhaps you recall the slogan, “Kid Tested, Mother Approved.” At the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative (the Teen Initiative), we are bringing back that catchphrase, but with a modern spin: “Org Tested, Teen Approved.” This fall, the Teen Initiative launched its first micro-grant request for proposals titled the “Experiment in Engagement Challenge.” The grant summoned organizations … [Read more...] about #YesTeensCan
Registration is now open for the JTFN Summit 2019.
Engage, empower, experience. That is what will be happening for professionals in the wider field of Jewish teen philanthropy programming and engagement at the JTFN Summit 2019 in San Francisco, CA, March 17-19, 2019. Through two and a half days of workshops, interactive sessions and plenaries, Summit attendees will learn with leaders in the field and guest speakers, as well as have time to … [Read more...] about Registration is Open for the JTFN Summit 2019
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By Danielle Segal Old TV shows are making a comeback. It’s hard to scroll through your preferred streaming service or turn on your TV without seeing a re-hashing of an old favorite: Buffy The Vampire Slayer is being brought back from the undead, Rosanne made a brief and contentious return, and Will and Grace are still proving that they have the bestie relationship that makes us all jealous. However, one particular stand-out reboot is making … [Read more...] about Re-Zhuzh your Jewish Teen Program for the New Year with the Fab 5