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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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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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Spark Note: The Power of Professional Development
August 19, 2019

Spark Note: The Power of Professional Development

By Annie Fortnow in 2019
As I entered the first gathering of JPRO19: What Connects Us, the JPRO Network’s conference for Jewish professionals across North America, the room felt abuzz with excitement for the next three days of professional growth...
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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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