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Spark Note: Temple Youth Group Adapts to Virtual Reality
May 7, 2020

Spark Note: Temple Youth Group Adapts to Virtual Reality

By Ilana Mermelstein in Teen Voice
“Jewish communal life is as significant for our youth as it is for our adults, so at Temple Beth Tikvah, we strive to keep opportunities for community for our youth going even after being picked...
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Spark Note: One Mask at A Time
May 6, 2020

Spark Note: One Mask at A Time

By Ariella Ayenesazan in Teen Voice
Ariella and her mom Celia are the recipients of a generous Making Jewish Places Microgrant, an initiative of the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta, which enabled them to assemble ready-to-sew mask kits consisting of pre-cut...
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Spark Note: NFTY-SAR & The One on Zoom
May 5, 2020

Spark Note: NFTY-SAR & The One on Zoom

By Sarah Neuberger & Leah Faupel in Teen Voice
NFTY is a movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olam, personal growth, youth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism. NFTY’s Southern Area Region includes...
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Spark Note: The Power of Music
April 26, 2020

Spark Note: The Power of Music

By Hayley Lieberman in Teen Voice
Hayley Lieberman is a sophomore at the Weber school. She loves singing and writing songs, spending time with family and friends, and being outside. For as long as I can remember, I’ve found myself writing....
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Local Teen Launches “Hearts for Healthcare Workers”
April 21, 2020

Local Teen Launches “Hearts for Healthcare Workers”

By Emily Mand in Teen Voice
My name is Emily Mand. I am a freshman at The Weber School and I love to play tennis, listen to music, and most of all hang out with my friends! Throughout quarantine, I haven’t...
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JumpSpark is Passing the Mic
July 1, 2020

JumpSpark is Passing the Mic

By Kelly Cohen in Teen Voice
While JumpSpark was virtually road tripping around the country exploring colleges and universities, the world changed. Important conversations have started about the need for cis-gender, straight, white Americans to educate themselves about the systemic racism...
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