Press Releases

Press releases and other news from Moving Traditions.

Top 20 Slogans for Women of the Wall

We asked teens to submit slogans for Women of the Wall as part of Moving Traditions’ One Moon, One Wall, One People campaign. The 20 finalists — with their tweets listed below — have now been asked to make a short video stating their support for gender equality at the wall. The winner will be invited to travel to Jerusalem and stand with Moving Traditions and Women of the Wall at Rosh Hodesh services on January 2, 2014.

Continue Reading →

Moving Traditions Hires Sara Laver as Philadelphia Director

“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 →

One Moon, One Wall, One People — Contest Announcement

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 →