Resources to Address Sexuality Issues Raised by 13 Reasons Why


National Training Conferences 2017


Moving Traditions Benefit 2017 Moving Traditions Benefit 2017

On April 25, 2017 Moving Traditions held an interactive evening evening celebrating two important milestones: our bat mitzvah year and the tenure and accomplishments of our founding Board Chair, Sally Gottesman.

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.


New program aims to get B’nai Mitzvah teens to open up

Moving Traditions, a Jenkintown, Pa.-based organization specializing in Jewish youth engagement, was among the 12 recipients of this year’s Cutting Edge Grants, given out by the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (JCFLA) and announced Aug.  16. It will receive $200,000 over the next three years to institute its pilot b’nai mitzvah program in Los Angeles, beginning this fall.

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Spotlight: Rafi Daugherty, Trans and Nonbinary Program Group Leader

Rafi Daugherty is an out-and-proud queer, Jewish, transgender man who lives in Denver with his toddler and their two pets (a dog and a cat). Rafi’s work history is colorful and varied, including many years working with adults…

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Resources to Address Sexuality Issues Raised by 13 Reasons Why

Introduction People inside and outside of the Jewish education world are talking about the new Netflix show, 13 Reasons Why, mostly focusing on how the intense story and attractive characters glamorize suicide. The show also contains scenes and…

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