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Fun and safe programs for Jewish teens and preteens in your community.

Family Education @ B-Mitzvah

A new approach to Jewish family education

Kulam: A New All Gender Program for Teens

Rosh Hodesh

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

Shevet

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


Mission

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

Moving to B-Mitzvah (from B’nai)

Moving Traditions is adopting the term b-mitzvah in place of b’nai mitzvah in all of our materials, including changing the name of our program to the “Moving Traditions B-Mitzvah Family Education Program.” This decision is based on trends in gender fluidity and our respect for the need to continually refine our offerings so that all people feel seen and embraced by Jewish life.


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To help teens navigate antisemitism, we must teach compassionate disagreement

By Jennifer Anolik, eJewish Philanthropy
So, how can we as Jewish educators and adults—who may be overwhelmed ourselves—help teens in this moment? One important element in a supportive and compassionate conversation about Israel and antisemitism is the cultivation of a safe and brave space. Moving Traditions teen groups, Rosh Hodesh, Shevet, and Tzelem all prioritize this: an atmosphere in which teens are valued, respected, and encouraged to share a diversity of thoughts and feelings.


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Can We Hug Now? Returning to Touch in Jewish Spaces

By Rabbi Daniel Brenner, eJewish Philanthropy
How will a year plus of touch depravation change the way adolescents and young adults interact in large groups of their peers?  What are the possible dangers, as well as the clear benefits, connected to this return to physical contact and touch?


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