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JumpSpark connects Atlanta’s Jewish teens and those who influence them through collaboration with community partners and creation of original, top-quality programming.

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Moving from Strength to Strength

Moving from Strength to Strength

By Kelly Cohen

I wanted to take a moment to write with some bittersweet news. For the past four years, it has been my greatest honor and privilege to serve as the Director...

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AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT — THE WORD ‘YES’ IS KEY

AFFIRMATIVE CONSENT — THE WORD ‘YES’ IS KEY

By VOX ATL

Miriam Raggs and Phoebe Kaplan, Strong Women Fellows, co-authored this article originally published in VOXATL. The word “yes” is a crucial word that needs to...

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HEALTHY BODIES COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES

HEALTHY BODIES COME IN ALL SHAPES AND SIZES

By VOX ATL

Jenna Sailor and Peyton Schwartz, Strong Women Fellows, co-authored this article, originally published in VOXATL. Sara Zoldan, who has taken up the profession of...

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A Gap Year and Its Impact and Influence

A Gap Year and Its Impact and Influence

By Nancy Gorod

As a Jewish educator, I encourage a Gap Year experience to many of the High School teens I work with.  It is an experience that is unparalleled for the growth and...

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Baking Challah for Shabbat

Baking Challah for Shabbat

By Gaya Baruch

I was born in Israel and I live in Israel so naturally I'm Israeli and I'm proud. Living in Israel has its ups and downs but after reading the paper and watching the...

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KEEPING THE FAITH

KEEPING THE FAITH

By Eli Medof

Before this past year, one of my favorite Jewish traditions was going to Synagogue on Saturdays.  I would dress up, grab my beloved Siddur I received from my bar...

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Our original programs connect Jewish teens and families with professionals across Atlanta for interactive and enriching learning opportunities.

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We foster connection in Atlanta’s Jewish community by bringing together families, professionals, kids, and leaders with exceptional programming and growth potential.

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Spark Grants provide funding and support for those with ideas to invest in Atlanta’s Jewish teen ecosystem. We believe in building relationships to strengthen Atlanta’s Jewish community through innovation and ground breaking ideas.

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