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Change Maker of the Year: Steven Resnick
May 24, 2019

Change Maker of the Year: Steven Resnick

By developer in 2019
On the first Sunday this May at the Hadassah Greater Atlanta Chesed Awards, we were honored to name Steven Resnick, Youth Director at Congregation Etz Chaim, as the inaugural JumpSpark Change Maker Award recipient given...
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Community Teens Honored at Hadassah’s 2019 Chesed Awards Ceremony
May 17, 2019

Community Teens Honored at Hadassah’s 2019 Chesed Awards Ceremony

By developer in 2019
by Hadassah Greater Atlanta › On May 5 the 28th annual Hadassah Greater Atlanta (HGA) Chesed Student Awards honoring excellence and menschlichkeit in Atlanta’s Jewish teens took place at Temple Emanu-El. HGA partnered with JumpSpark...
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Conquering Confidence: Practice Makes Perfect
May 13, 2019

Conquering Confidence: Practice Makes Perfect

By developer in 2019
Nadia Bilchik is an editorial producer for CNN. Before she came to speak to us, I honestly didn’t even know who she was. After hearing what she had to say, I don’t think I’ll ever...
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Three Questions for Kelly Cohen, JumpSpark Director
May 10, 2019

Three Questions for Kelly Cohen, JumpSpark Director

By Laura in 2019
First published by the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta › Q:  How did your background as a Judaic Studies teacher prepare you to lead JumpSpark? Kelly: One of the most amazing parts of being the Director...
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Spark Note: In Every Generation
April 18, 2019

Spark Note: In Every Generation

By developer in 2019
Tonight, when we sit down at our Seder tables we will be engaging in the ultimate historical role-playing activity. We come together at Seder not only to remember the Exodus from Egypt, but also to...
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Change Maker Spotlight: Varda Cheskis Sauer
April 12, 2019

Change Maker Spotlight: Varda Cheskis Sauer

By developer in 2019
This month as we name our Change Maker, we want to do things a little differently and chat with our honoree, Ms. Varda Cheskis Sauer. A teacher by trade and a champion for creating more...
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