A Hanukkah Meditation

A special Moving Traditions meditation and call to action that we hope will embolden you and add to your candle lighting.

Annual Report 2017-2018

Opening New Pathways to Help Jewish Teens Thrive

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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 


Mission

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

News


Moving Traditions Goes Beyond the Binary

Moving Traditions has created a first-of-its-kind online group for Jewish teens who identify as transgender, nonbinary, or gender questioning. Like Rosh Hodesh and Shevet Achim, Moving Traditions’ program for trans/non-binary Jewish teens—offered in partnership with Keshet—will meet monthly,…


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Profiles


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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Insights


Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! Evaluation

The multi-year study determined that, through Rosh Hodesh, Moving Traditions is helping Jewish institutions engage more effectively with teenage girls and helping them grow into confident young women with a stronger connection and commitment to contributing to their Jewish and broader communities.


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