National Study on Jewish Teens to Explore How Programs Are Helping them “Flourish in Today’s World”

2017-09-27T05:18:13+00:00September 27th, 2017|

The Jewish Education Project and Rosov Consulting Tapped to Work with National Jewish Youth Organizations In Unprecedented Project To Measure Success San Francisco, CA -- A new national project will explore the learning and growth outcomes of teen experiences offered by the largest organizations that engage Jewish teens in North America. The study, led by The Jewish Education Project (TJEP) [...]

SUMMER: The New York Teen Initiative

2017-09-27T04:54:44+00:00September 27th, 2017| The goal of the New York Teen Initiative is to increase the number of teens participating in immersive and inspiring Jewish summer experiences, by meeting the unique needs of today’s teens. This will be accomplished through three strategies: INCUBATION: The New York Teen Initiative introduced new, innovative programs to the marketplace. In addition to start up [...]

LA Jewish Teen Initiative (LAJTI)

2017-09-27T04:56:30+00:00September 27th, 2017| Created to ignite teens’ passions, inspire teen educators, and support vibrant organizations serving the future of the Jewish community, the LA Jewish Teen Initiative (LAJTI) is our Federation’s community-wide effort to engage teens in compelling and meaningful Jewish experiences that support them in leading healthy and fulfilled lives. By engaging teens in Jewish life, we [...]

Ideas in Jewish Education and Engagement

2017-09-27T04:22:19+00:00September 27th, 2017|

Training the Educators We'll Always Remember September 13, 2017 Developmentally, teens are in the midst of a significant process of becoming. In the teen years, we begin to move from our parents’ ideas and habits to our own. And at the same time, we are too young to truly be independent — we are deeply influenced [...]

Sababa Surf Camp Connects Kids with Surfing, Sand and Judaism

2017-09-27T04:13:54+00:00September 27th, 2017|

By Ryan Torok September 6, 2017 Danny Mishkin had just one question for the 14 teens and tweens in his Sababa Surf Camp in Malibu over Labor Day weekend: “What’s your sababa level?” Sababa is Hebrew slang for “cool,” “all good,” “no worries.” At Sababa Surf Camp, a New York-based camp for tweens and teens combining surfing with [...]

Testing the Waters: New Summer Teen Experiences

2017-09-27T04:14:22+00:00September 27th, 2017|

There was something fishy about the Sci-Tech Israel program.Just ask Robert, a rising junior at a Westchester high school, who joined 28 other teens from the New York area and around the country for three weeks on this Israel adventure. The teens met Israeli science and technology experts while exploring the country from Sinai to Eilat [...]

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