A powerful message from Hannah and Bennett, just two of 12,000 teens who have been able to explore their deepest concerns about themselves and the wider world within a supportive, Jewish peer community.Continue Reading →
Press releases and other news from Moving Traditions.
Shevet Achim participant Bennett Decker from Philadelphia speaks out about why he supports Women of the Wall — and why he hopes you will join him. Hi! I’m Bennett Decker. I’ve been in Shevet Achim for two years now….Continue Reading →
85 Jewish educators participated in Moving Traditions National Training Conference in Boston July 28-30, 2013. Moving Traditions is thrilled to announce its largest East Coast training conference to date. The Boston training followed Moving Traditions’ experiential education model. Through games, creative…Continue Reading →
“As a lifelong Philadelphian, I am most excited about working for Moving Traditions because the work we do on the topics of ‘gender’ and ‘Jewish’ both speak to me and how I identify as a Jewish woman,” Laver says. “I am thrilled to be in a position to help Jewish teens in our area — both girls and boys — gain self-esteem and positive Jewish identity through such thoughtful, engaging, and fun programs.”Continue Reading →
Moving Traditions is launching the One Moon, One Wall, One People campaign in support of Women of the Wall. Through a video contest, we are inviting pre-teens and teens who participate in our programs, Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! and Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood, to make their voices heard on religious freedom.
Two winners will be selected to win a free trip for themselves and a parent (flight and hotel) to Israel this winter to attend Rosh Hodesh services at the Western Wall with Women of the Wall.Continue Reading →
Moving Traditions is pleased to announce that we will offer two National Training Conferences this year:
Los Angeles: June 2-4, 2013
American Jewish University
Brandeis-Bardin Conference Center
1101 Pepper Tree Lane
Simi Valley, CA
Boston: July 28-30, 2013
Embassy Suites Boston Logan Airport
207 Porter Street
110 educators from across the United States gathered in Philadelphia for three days of intense learning with the Moving Traditions training team. 70 women were trained to lead Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! and 40 men were trained to lead Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood.Continue Reading →
The Bat Mitzvah Comes of Age exhibit was launched in the Laurie M. Tisch Gallery at the JCC in Manhattan March 6, 2012 and ran until April 27, 2012.
A benefit event honoring Karen Adler and Phyllis Teicher Goldman was held on Monday, April 23, 2011 at the JCC in Manhattan.Continue Reading →