Rosh Hashanah Meditation

Take a moment of quiet before you listen to the shofar this year.

Meet the 2022-23 Kol Koleinu Fellows

Talking With Teens: Reproductive Rights & Sexual Health

Resources from our Raising Up Teens with Moving Traditions webinar for parents and educators


Celebrating Pride Month

Resources to demystify teen language on gender

Moving Traditions Appoints New CEO

Read about Shuli Karkwosky and the upcoming transition.


Moving Traditions emboldens Jewish youth to thrive through the pursuit of personal wellbeing (shleimut), caring relationships (hesed), and a Jewish and feminist vision of equity and justice (tzedek).

Rosh Hashanah Meditation

As you prepare to welcome in the New Year, to listen once again to the ancient sounds of the shofar, you might want to find a few moments of quiet. In the month of Elul, before the new moon appears, we are taught to turn inward before we turn outward. This spiritual turning inward is done to reflect on the year that has passed, to notice the ways that we have not lived up to our potential, and to be honest with ourselves about the things that we have papered over, ignored, or avoided.

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Facing This New Reality Together

Last week, ironically under the façade of an originalist interpretation that honors history, the conservative justices of the United States Supreme Court spat upon legal precedent, upon decades and decades of established law, and upon the popular will of the people as measured through opinion surveys. It did the very thing courts are never supposed to do – it imposed a rank partisan interpretation and ignored multitudes of decisions made by that very court and lower federal courts for half a century.

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Demystifying Teen Language Around Gender Resources

From our “Demystifying Teen Language on Gender” webinar, we offer the following resources for parents and educators for understanding teen language on gender: what it represents, and why it matters to teens; and other resources for supporting trans, nonbinary, and gender expansive teens in your lives.

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