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Kesher Fellowship Trains Jewish Teens in Leadership
February 13, 2020

Kesher Fellowship Trains Jewish Teens in Leadership

By developer in 2020
First published by the Atlanta Jewish Times › With the objective of transforming the way Jewish teens can engage each other, an exciting new program launched in Atlanta called the Atlanta Kesher Teen Engagement Fellowship....
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New Teen Engagement Fellowship Kicks Off in Atlanta
January 8, 2020

New Teen Engagement Fellowship Kicks Off in Atlanta

By developer in 2020
ATLANTA, GA – The Atlanta Kesher Teen Engagement Fellowship, an exciting new peer- to- peer engagement opportunity for Jewish teens in grades 10-12 offered by the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), has officially launched in...
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Creating New Jewish Spaces in the Middle Schools of Atlanta
January 7, 2020

Creating New Jewish Spaces in the Middle Schools of Atlanta

By developer in Teen Voice
As an innovation initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, JumpSpark supports new projects in Atlanta that enhance Jewish engagement and build community among Jewish teens and preteens. One new initiative launching in 2020 are Jewish Clubs at metro Atlanta middle schools. These pluralistic,...
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Insights on Building Honest Communication Between Funders and Grantees
December 11, 2019

Insights on Building Honest Communication Between Funders and Grantees

By developer in 2019
By Aaron Saxe, first published by the Jim Joseph Foundation › If you’ve seen one foundation…you’ve seen one foundation. This common refrain in the nonprofit world is a reminder of the singularity of every funder....
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Community Examines Social Media Addiction
December 6, 2019

Community Examines Social Media Addiction

By developer in 2019
In a series of community conversations, Atlanta’s Jewish teens were urged to “look up” and spend less time gazing down at their cell phones and electronic gadgets.
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Lost Tribe Esports: Putting the ‘Jewish’ in Gaming
October 28, 2019

Lost Tribe Esports: Putting the ‘Jewish’ in Gaming

By developer in 2019
What if your teenager or pre-teen could engage in the video gaming they love – while connecting with other Jewish kids in a safe, mensch-y environment in which to make friends? Now they can. If...
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