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Spark Note: Lucy McBath Shares Inspiring Words with Riverwood Students
May 17, 2020

Spark Note: Lucy McBath Shares Inspiring Words with Riverwood Students

By Sydney Fox & Tess Berman in Teen Voice
On Saturday May 9th, Riverwood students and teachers had the privilege of hearing the inspiring words of Representative Lucy Mcbath (D-GA) on a Zoom call. The call was organized by Riverwood’s Students Demand Action club,...
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Spark Note: Mental Health Awareness in the Time of COVID-19
May 14, 2020

Spark Note: Mental Health Awareness in the Time of COVID-19

By Rebecca Brown in Teen Voice
JF&CS’ goal is to build a community of empowered lives and there is no better time to contribute to this goal than Mental Health Awareness month. Started in May 1949 by Mental Health America, the...
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Spark Note: Helping Jewish Youth Find Joy and Connection in Challenging Times
May 12, 2020

Spark Note: Helping Jewish Youth Find Joy and Connection in Challenging Times

By Kelly Cohen in Navigating Parenthood
In 2019-20, Moving Traditions has been thrilled to partner with JumpSpark to bring our innovative programs to the Atlanta Jewish community to build the wellbeing and Jewish identity of youth. Now, our lives have been...
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Spark Note: A Fellow’s Reflection on the Impact of the Strong Women Fellowship
May 11, 2020

Spark Note: A Fellow’s Reflection on the Impact of the Strong Women Fellowship

By Noa Young in Strong Women Fellowship
Hi! My name is Noa Young. I am a ninth grader at North Springs High School, where I am part of the drama department. Outside of school, I am an active member of my BBYO...
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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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