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Persevering With My Peers: Insight into Teen Mental Health
October 28, 2020

Persevering With My Peers: Insight into Teen Mental Health

By Lili Stadler in 2020
I grew up with a school counselor as my mom. Needless to say, I have always known the importance of mental health. Talking about my feelings had never been a problem; in fact, it was...
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Zach Mainzer – Gap Year Spark Grant recipient
October 15, 2020

Zach Mainzer – Gap Year Spark Grant recipient

By Zach Mainzer in 2020
Zach Mainer is the valedictorian of the 2020 graduating class of AJA. He was awarded a Spark Grant to participate in a Gap Year program at Yeshivat Kerem B’Yavneh in Israel. Read more about Zack’s...
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JumpSpark Launches Innovative Third Year of Strong Women Fellowship
September 29, 2020

JumpSpark Launches Innovative Third Year of Strong Women Fellowship

By developer in 2020
ATLANTA, GA – Jumpspark’s Strong Women Fellowship, an empowering educational cohort for Jewish teens in grades 9-12, has continued to grow in size and expand programming to feature a Teen Board leadership position for third...
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Launching RootOne – The Jewish Education Project’s Major New Teen Israel Experience Initiative
September 8, 2020

Launching RootOne – The Jewish Education Project’s Major New Teen Israel Experience Initiative

By Jewish Education Project in 2020
Today The Jewish Education Project launched an ambitious new initiative to transform teen travel to Israel. Known as RootOne, the initiative is seeded with a $20 million gift from The Marcus Foundation and will help...
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Finding your College Community in this New Reality
August 31, 2020

Finding your College Community in this New Reality

By Abigail Ventimiglia in 2020
This past week at the University of Georgia has been unlike anything I’ve ever expected. I never thought I’d be ordering meals via GrubHub or wearing masks in the lounge or rushing sororities online with...
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The Closet
July 29, 2020

The Closet

By Eli Rubenstein in 2020
This year has been an absolute nightmare for the world. We started it off thinking we were starting World War 3, and then we were all quarantined for months, away from family and friends, because...
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