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Making Youth Mental Health A Priority for Jewish Atlanta
October 16, 2019

Making Youth Mental Health A Priority for Jewish Atlanta

By developer in Community Partners
Armed with the knowledge that 1 in 5 youth experience a mental health challenge at some point in their life, and a grant from the Jim Joseph Foundation, JumpSpark (a Federation Innovation Initiative) is launching...
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JumpSpark Brings Moving Traditions to Atlanta
October 2, 2019

JumpSpark Brings Moving Traditions to Atlanta

By developer in 2019
While a majority of Jewish teens will become b’nai mitzvah, many drop out of Jewish life soon after, leaving the Jewish community just when they’re figuring out who they are. To bridge that gap and...
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JumpSpark Breaks New Ground in Second Year of  Strong Women Fellowship
September 24, 2019

JumpSpark Breaks New Ground in Second Year of Strong Women Fellowship

By developer in 2019
Jumpspark’s Strong Women Fellowship, an empowering educational cohort for Jewish teens in grades 9-12, has more than doubled in size and expanded programming to feature a leadership track, 9 neighborhood community groups, and more connection...
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Robbins Steering Federation Into Future
July 17, 2019

Robbins Steering Federation Into Future

By developer in 2019
First published by the Atlanta Jewish Times › Writing about the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta inspires metaphors. Certainly, the Federation is the hub of a philanthropic wheel, its spokes representing the money it raises...
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Central Bureau of Jewish Education for Atlanta?
July 11, 2019

Central Bureau of Jewish Education for Atlanta?

By developer in 2019
First published by the Atlanta Jewish Times › Since Tribe 360 closed its doors over a decade ago, there’s been no central bureau or agency for Jewish education in Atlanta, but that’s about to change....
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Change Maker of the Year: Steven Resnick
May 24, 2019

Change Maker of the Year: Steven Resnick

By developer in 2019
On the first Sunday this May at the Hadassah Greater Atlanta Chesed Awards, we were honored to name Steven Resnick, Youth Director at Congregation Etz Chaim, as the inaugural JumpSpark Change Maker Award recipient given...
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