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Bridging Generations, Building Jewish Lives

2018-03-16T04:39:47+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

[This essay is from Contact, a publication of The Steinhardt Foundation for Jewish Life. Reprinted with permission.] By Ayalon Eliach Wen I told people that I had accepted a position as the rabbinic counselor for a summer internship program in which teenagers volunteered to visit the elderly, I was met with incredulity. The shock was not that [...]

Denver and Boulder Teens Initiative Receives New Funding

2018-03-16T04:35:10+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|

The multi-faceted Denver/Boulder Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative(Initiative) is involving more teens in Jewish life, offering them new programs they find relevant, and helping them develop leadership skills – says a new evaluation on the Initiative. The Initiative, funded by Rose Community Foundation, with additional funding from the Jim Joseph Foundation and other donors, supports the expansion of innovative [...]

The Federation Announces $2,000,000 in Grants to Launch the Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative

2018-03-16T04:30:14+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog, News|

Significant investment from the Jim Joseph Foundation will increase opportunities to engage teens in Jewish experiences during formative years San Francisco, CA – The Jewish Community Federation of San Francisco, the Peninsula, Marin and Sonoma Counties (the Federation) is pleased to announce the launch of its Jewish Teen Education and Engagement Initiative. This major five-year, $7.6 million endeavor [...]

Post-Parkland activism shows teens don’t need our praise. They need a place at the table.

2018-03-16T04:24:33+00:00 March 16th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

By David Bryfman [Photo]  Cameron Kasky addressing other area high school students in a rally at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School following a countywide school walkout in Parkland, Fla., Feb. 21, 2018. (Rhona Wise/AFP/Getty Images) (JTA) — In the aftermath of the fatal mass shooting in Parkland, Florida, the Jewish community should take note: Teenagers are not [...]

Thoughts on Israeliness while standing in customs

2018-03-07T02:41:48+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

"So, Dr. Pomson, what exactly is your business in the United States?” It’s rare that a month goes by that I’m not asked this question by a uniformed person at a major American airport. When you live in Israel and most of the organizations with which you work are in the US, there is only so much [...]

Teen Mental Health: Rolling Darkness into Light

2018-03-07T02:34:04+00:00 March 7th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Rolling light into darkness and darkness rolling into light. Goleil or mipnei choshech v’choshech mipnei or. With these words, the evening Ma’ariv Aravim prayer draws attention to the cycle of day and night, thanking God for the unending seasons. Ma’ariv Aravim also assures us that even when darkness shields our ability to see, we will eventually return to a light [...]

Creating Impactful Jewish Internship Experiences

2018-01-29T20:14:59+00:00 January 29th, 2018|Categories: Blog|

Filled with Meaning, Learning, and Personal Growth: Creating Impactful Jewish Internship Experiences By Sara Allen Teens today are highly ambitious. Inspired to create positive change, when they choose to devote their time and energy to an organization or activity, they expect an experience that offers both a chance to learn, and a sense of meaning. Generation [...]

Soup to Nuts: Building FindYourSummer.org

2017-12-06T22:29:09+00:00 December 6th, 2017|Categories: Blog, News|

By Susan Holzman Wachsstock, Rebecca Ruberg and Melanie Schneider Sometimes you roll out a project, look back, and think about all the things you now know – and how you would do it differently if given the opportunity to try again. For us, designing FindYourSummer.org – a massive, searchable, filterable database for parents and teens in the Greater [...]