Posts Tagged ‘teens’

Teen Shares Her Experience at NCSY’s National Winter Program

By Yael Chimovitz, Special to the Jewish News My sister Shayna, our friend Sophie Hart and I are co-presidents of the JSU (Jewish Student Union) at our school, Berkley High. During one JSU meeting, Rabbi Jason Cohen encouraged the group to take advantage of an incredible program over winter break. At first, I thought, why…

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Kutz Camp of the Reform Jewish movement in Warwick, N.Y.

Reform Movement’s Kutz Camp To Close After Next Summer

Teen leadership program spawned music, religious practices, leaders. Keri Guten Cohen Story Development Editor In a statement Wednesday, Rabbi Rick Jacob, president of the Union for Reform Judaism announced that the movement’s Kutz Camp, a summer camp for teen leadership development, will close after the 2019 summer session. “URJ Kutz Camp has long been at the…

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person writing by hand near a computer to show One Earth Writing seminars to help write college essays for college applications

One Earth Writing Launches College Essay Workshop

One Earth Writing, a nonprofit focused on building confidence in teens and connecting them with peers across racial, religious and socioeconomic lines through writing workshops, is launching a three-part seminar this fall to help high school students write the college application essay. Intended for sophomores and juniors, but open to seniors currently applying to colleges…

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At night around the camp fire, staff and campers check in and discuss weekly goals.

Wilderness Therapy

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers Photos courtesy of BaMidbar Wildnerness Therapy Detroiter helps shape Colorado camp for young Jews struggling with mental health issues. Growing up in a Lubavitch home in Oak Park that was open to all Jews but closed to secular values, Hindy Finman reached adolescence in a happy bubble.…

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Detroit Stands With Israel

More than 2,000 Israel supporters at Shaarey Zedek July 23 At times, the lines to get through security stretched well into the parking lot. But the wait was worth it for the feeling inside the packed sanctuary where members of the Detroit community — young and old — came together over their love of Israel.…

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