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Cincinnati Jewish Teen Collective Makes Youth Mental Health a Priority

2019-12-05T03:50:11+00:00 December 5th, 2019|Categories: Blog|

Today, teens and young people are struggling. More than 3 million adolescents, representing over 13% of the population, have experienced a major depressive episode, according to the National Institute of Mental Health. The numbers are equally high for adolescents experiencing eating disorders, substance abuse and a variety of other mental health challenges. Attempted and completed suicide [...]

Making Youth Mental Health A Priority for Jewish Atlanta

2019-10-30T00:23:13+00:00 October 29th, 2019|Categories: Blog, News|

Armed with the knowledge that 1 in 5 youth experience a mental health challenge at some point in their life, and a grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation, JumpSpark (a Federation Innovation Initiative) is launching Youth Mental Health First Aid.  The program trains adults to better assist youth experiencing mental health challenges or crises. Participants learn how to [...]

Central Bureau of Jewish Education for Atlanta?

2019-07-14T16:56:06+00:00 July 14th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

By JAN JABEN-EILON Since Tribe 360 closed its doors over a decade ago, there’s been no central bureau or agency for Jewish education in Atlanta, but that's about to change. At one time, the Atlanta Jewish educational world was served by an organization known as Jewish Educational Services, or JES. The Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta later [...]

Why Leaders of Jewish Teen Initiatives All Went to See “Dear Evan Hansen”

2019-05-15T22:40:31+00:00 May 10th, 2019|Categories: Blog, Uncategorized|

By Jessica Green As educators working to engage teens in meaningful Jewish experiences, all of us in the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Funder Collaborative know the facts surrounding teen angst and concerns about young people’s mental health. We wring our hands over the impact of social media on our teens, providing “connections” yet ultimately often leading to loneliness and self-loathing. We have [...]

DOROT Brings Teens to the Riverdale Y

2018-09-05T23:56:08+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

By JLBWC Staff | August 30, 2018 Rose Cohen, DOROT intern, at the Riverdale Y. Monday, July 23, was a day of orientation and training for the 16 students chosen as interns for DOROT’s four-week Jewish Summer Teen Internship Program at the Riverdale Y Senior Center. Facilitated by Rabbi Joseph Robinson, director of community engagement, together [...]

Initiative Links Jewish Teens to Service Scholarships

2018-09-05T23:49:22+00:00 September 5th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

By Donald H. Harrison Donald H. Harrison SAN DIEGO – The teenager in your family may be interested in two related websites.  One, www.motivsandiego.org, will introduce him or her to opportunities around the county to volunteer, and to thereby earn community service credits that are important on college applications.  Although operated under auspices of the Jewish community, [...]

Sharing the Impact of Jewish Student Connection

2018-06-11T17:41:10+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: |

By Eliana Goldberg and Marwan Nassr One of us is a Jew. One of us is a Muslim. And this is our story of building a genuine friendship through Jewish Student Connection (JSC) at South High School in Denver – the only Denver Public School with a Newcomer Center serving refugee students who have limited or interrupted formal [...]

Investing in Peer Leadership

2018-06-11T17:37:26+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Jewish Teen Initiative’s signature Peer Leadership Fellows program trains and empowers teens to be communal connectors. Fellows reimagine how they can develop meaningful relationships with their peers, connecting those peers to the vast menu of opportunities available to Jewish teens in their community and beyond. Fellows meet monthly (in real life and virtually), building a team of leaders [...]

Let’s Get Together: Understanding each other’s culture

2018-06-11T17:34:19+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

In March, 36 African-American and Jewish teens from Chicago traveled together to the nation's South on a bus trip called "Let's Get Together: An Interfaith Journey Toward Justice." What follows are reflections from an African-American student on the trip, as part of the Springboard school break program, a community initiative created wiith the support of JUF, the Jim Joseph [...]

Generation Now Fellowship: Meet the First 20 Participants

2018-06-11T17:26:35+00:00 June 11th, 2018|Categories: Blog|Tags: , , |

First cohort of teen engagement professionals will build skills around new outcome–driven approach (NEW YORK) – The Jewish Education Project has announced the inaugural cohort of the Generation Now Fellowship, the first comprehensive fellowship to provide professional growth and leadership development for senior educators in the field of Jewish teen engagement. Following a highly selective application process, [...]