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JumpSpark Invests in Atlanta Jewish Community Through $260,000+ In Spark Grants
March 28, 2019

JumpSpark Invests in Atlanta Jewish Community Through $260,000+ In Spark Grants

By developer in 2019
JumpSpark has awarded more than $266,000 in Spark Grant funding to six organizations working to expand programming for Jewish teens in Atlanta. A new grant program in 2019, Spark Grants allow JumpSpark to invest in...
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Consent and Identity: The Importance of Knowing Myself
March 14, 2019

Consent and Identity: The Importance of Knowing Myself

By developer in 2019
Coming into this meeting with the poet Caroline Rothstein about consent, I was prepared to have a difficult discussion about the reality of sexual abuse and rape culture. However, this meeting with Caroline pleasantly surprised me....
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Introducing…Beit Midrash for Jewish Professionals
February 26, 2019

Introducing…Beit Midrash for Jewish Professionals

By developer in 2019
Over President’s Day weekend JumpSpark Professional traveled with 14 local Jewish educators and professionals to Ramah Darom. Surrounded by the beauty of the North Georgia mountains we participated in the Pardes Beit Midrash B’Darom, a...
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We’re Hiring: Engagement Manager
February 18, 2019

We’re Hiring: Engagement Manager

By developer in Community Partners
We’re ready to expand the JumpSpark team! Do you think you have what it takes to join a fun, hardworking organization dedicated to Jewish engagement and education in Atlanta? Job Description Title: Engagement Manager Category: Regular,...
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Atlanta Anti-Semitism Summit Educates And Empowers Community
January 25, 2019

Atlanta Anti-Semitism Summit Educates And Empowers Community

By developer in 2019
“After Pittsburgh, I sometimes I feel unsafe as a Jew.” “Why do some people rationalize anti-Semitism while others speak up and fight the same actions?” “People don’t like Jews.” Overheard as attendees shared in breakout...
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Woman Undefined
January 22, 2019

Woman Undefined

By developer in 2019
Whenever prompted with the topic of sexuality and gender identification, I had never thought twice. I would simply brush off the subject since I had always been confident in who I was and who I...
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