It’s Not Magic

2019-09-10T04:36:10+00:00September 10th, 2019|

Pulling back the curtain on professional growth and development for teen education and engagement professionals in Boston. People frequently talk about the magic of camp, youth group, tikkun olam/social action experiences and so many other engagement opportunities for teens. However, as many of us have learned, even magic isn’t exactly magic. Magic is the illusion of performing [...]

JewishBoston Teens Website Launch

2019-09-10T04:28:36+00:00September 10th, 2019|

JewishBoston Teens is Greater Boston’s online resource for teens, their families and the Jewish professionals who work with them. This website connects teens to the community’s vast menu of nationally-recognized programming and events and provides professionals with resources and tools to support teens. is an initiative of Combined Jewish Philanthropies (CJP), in partnership with and the Jewish Teen Initiative of [...]

The Intangible Work of Sustainability

2019-09-01T16:52:30+00:00September 1st, 2019|

Kelly Cohen, Director of JumpSpark in Atlanta, shares how they are using the Sustainability Diagnostic Tool to implement a Community Partner Network to expand Jewish engagement opportunities and to invest in Jewish professionals as the future of Jewish education.  The Or HaChaim, in his commentary on the book of Exodus says that when building the Mishkan the Israelites “encounter both [...]

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