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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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Spark Note: Bridging The Gap Between Atlanta and Israel
April 19, 2020

Spark Note: Bridging The Gap Between Atlanta and Israel

By ShinShinim Atlanta in Israel
Shinshinim Atlanta creates bridges between Atlanta and Israel by bringing tastes of Israel to Jewish Atlanta. The Shinshinim are Israeli high school graduates who defer their military service for a shnat sherut (year of service) abroad. The program is a...
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Spark Note: The Importance of Self Care
April 8, 2020

Spark Note: The Importance of Self Care

By Gabby Leon Spatt in
Passover 2020 – it looks different this year. We may all be thinking about how weird this is or feel a bit depressed that the large family gathering isn’t taking place. These feelings are all...
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Spark Note: Repairing the World Around Us
April 7, 2020

Spark Note: Repairing the World Around Us

By Repair The World in
Repair the World Atlanta mobilizes Jews and their communities to take action to pursue a just world, igniting a lifelong commitment to service. Our young adult Fellows serve full-time for 11 months supporting community-based organizations...
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Spark Note: Local Teen Keeps   Health Workers Fed
April 7, 2020

Spark Note: Local Teen Keeps Health Workers Fed

By Grey Cohen in Teen Voice
If a regular American 16-year-old can find a way to help, I like our chances for the future.
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