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Spark Notes: A Word from our New Director
August 3, 2018

Spark Notes: A Word from our New Director

By Kelly Cohen in 2018
At JumpSpark our mission is “to connect Jewish teens through interest-based experiences inspired by a Jewish lens”, and we are doing this and so much more in Fall 2018. As the new Director of this organization, I...
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Film Sheds Light On Teen Anxiety
August 3, 2018

Film Sheds Light On Teen Anxiety

By developer in 2018
By Bob Bahr First published in the Atlanta Jewish Times ›  Last year Nanci Rosing’s son, Alex, was finishing up his bar mitzvah study and preparing for a celebratory trip to Alaska when his mother noticed...
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JumpSpark Values Teen Voices
July 31, 2018

JumpSpark Values Teen Voices

By developer in 2018
By Nina Rubin First published by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta ›  It’s a dynamic time for JumpSpark, Atlanta’s initiative for Jewish teen engagement. We are excited to announce that Kelly Cohen, a Jewish education...
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Learning with Our Feet
April 23, 2018

Learning with Our Feet

By developer in 2018
By Aaron Levi First published at AaronLeviCurricula › and eJewish Philanthropy › I find myself at the intersection of Auburn Avenue and Jackson Street in Southeast Atlanta. Known as “Sweet Auburn,” this neighborhood was once the beating...
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JumpSpark Teen Initiative Knocks It Out Of The Park
January 8, 2018

JumpSpark Teen Initiative Knocks It Out Of The Park

By developer in 2018
By Nina Rubin First published at Federation Voices ›  The Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative, known as JumpSpark, just concluded its first four-day “intensive” with a focus on sports. For sports-loving teens, it was heaven — a...
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Innovation Key to Seminar for Youth Professionals
December 15, 2017

Innovation Key to Seminar for Youth Professionals

By developer in 2017
By Rich Walter and Hope Chernak First published on December 15, 2017 in the Atlanta Jewish Times › Rifling through a pile of random objects in a Tel Aviv youth hostel, 13 Atlanta youth professionals and...
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