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.Continue Reading →
News, information, and opinion on issues of gender and Jewish life
Abortion is a complicated topic. Teens today have questions, concerns, and feelings about the implications on their lives and reproductive choices. Join Moving Traditions on July 14 for Talking with Teens: Reproductive Rights & Sexual Health.
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Many teens have watched the war in Ukraine unfold on social media—on Instagram, TikTok, and Reddit. They have seen remnants of razed buildings, Ukrainian refugees crowding onto trains, men hugging their families before leaving to fight for their country.Continue Reading →
Yerushah (“inheritance” in Hebrew), is a reimagined Passover Haggadah created by Julia White, a 2021-2022 Meyer-Gottesman Kol Koleinu Teen Feminist Fellowship. Download the sneak peek resources below from her upcoming Haggadah.Continue Reading →
Moving Traditions invites you to use our new 2022 Passover Seder supplement to explore the power of narratives this year by asking the following questions at your Seder, making sure that young people are part of the conversation.Continue Reading →
From our “Demystifying Teen Language on Gender” webinar on April 5, 2022—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.Continue Reading →
I am so excited to write my first newsletter as CEO of Moving Traditions. My initial plan was to write about new beginnings, namely, my first week at Moving Traditions. And my first days have exceeded expectations in…Continue Reading →
When Shabbat and Hanukkah coincide on December 3 this year, we have the opportunity to light candles for both holidays and take a moment to bless our children, a Shabbat tradition. We offer you an update to this…Continue Reading →
By Alisha Pedowitz, California Director On Rosh Hashanah, we circle around to the new year. This year, we are still emerging from the pandemic, figuring out what to return to, what to leave behind, and how to move…Continue Reading →
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?