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@13: A Moving Traditions Podcast

A podcast for parents who want to think differently about b'nai mitzvah.

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Gender, Sex, and Power at Jewish Summer Camp

Moving Traditions’ partnership with the Foundation for Jewish Camp to train camp professionals.

Rosh Hodesh

Learn more about how Moving Traditions inspires and empowers girls in the Jewish community 

Shevet Achim

Find out how Moving Traditions is pioneering a new model of connection for Jewish teen boys 


Moving Traditions emboldens teens by fostering self-discovery, challenging sexism, and inspiring a commitment to Jewish life and learning.

Coming To The Right Answer By Themselves: Talking With Boys About Sexual Assault

Heard on Morning Edition, October 10, 2018

Moving Traditions founder and CEO Deborah Meyer says the goal is not to tell teens how they should behave, but to give them the space and guidance to arrive at the right answer with their peers.

“We help guys uncover the tenderness and the connection and the joy in themselves, as a human being, and develop for themselves a sense of ethics and values and responsibility,” Meyer says.

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Moving Traditions’ New B’Nai Mitzvah Traditions

By Oren Peleg, Jewish Journal October 3, 2018

As pre-teens get older, communication gets more difficult. When the Jewish community can create a framework for dialogue and a space where they can hear each other and have empathy for one another, that’s crucial. — Rabbi Daniel Brenner

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#MeToo goes to Jewish summer camp, a traditional place for teenage romance

By Julie Zauzmer, The Washington Post, July 14, 2018

This summer, in the #MeToo era, the Foundation for Jewish Camp is conducting a nationwide training program to prevent sexual harassment at Jewish overnight camps, which about 70,000 children attend each summer.

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