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Annual Report 2016-2017

The Path to Healthy, Connected Jewish Teens

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National Training Conferences 2017

 

Our Programs

Learn more about how Moving Traditions' signature programs, Rosh Hodesh and Shevet Achim, inspire and empower girls and guys in the Jewish community

2017 Benefit

Join us as we celebrate Moving Traditions’ bat mitzvah and—at this time of transition in board leadership—the inspiring contributions of Sally Gottesman, Co-Founder and Board Chair.


Mission

At Moving Traditions we believe that when Judaism promotes self-discovery, challenges traditional gender roles, and celebrates a diversity of voices, it has the power to move our teens, our communities, and Judaism forward. Through our field-tested programs Rosh Hodesh and Shevet Achim, Moving Traditions creates experiences that inspire Jewish teens to openly explore fundamental questions of identity and society.

News


Talking to Teens in This Political Environment

As an organization that looks closely at how gender and society affect teens, we have been engaged, like many of you, in the presidential election and the gendered language and expectations swirling around it.

Rosh Hodesh – The Election Module

Shevet Achim – The Election Module


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Profiles


In Profile: Dana Edell, PhD — Educational Consultant to Moving Traditions

Dana Edell is an activist-scholar-artist and the executive director of SPARK Movement, an intergenerational girls’ activist organization that provides tools and resources to ignite a global online and on-the-ground young feminist movement. She has directed more than 70…


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Insights


Words that wound and words that heal

How do we counter this life lesson from the political world? How do we assure Jewish teens that decency and civility and kindness are more valuable than a sharp tongue?


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