Past Events

Pictures, video and summaries of our events.

Demystifying Teen Language Around Gender

Are you having a hard time deciphering the gender language of the preteens and teens in your life?  Are you confused as to what it represents and why it matters so much to teens of all genders?

Moving Traditions invites you to join Alisha Pedowitz (she/her), director of teen education, and Rabbi Daniel Brenner (he/him), vice president of education, as we moderate a conversation with real families and educators; and offer practical advice on how to let your teens take the lead in teaching you what gender expansiveness means.  We’ll also explore the Jewish interpretation of G-d as encompassing of all genders, and how it can facilitate our recognition of a gender expansive identity.

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What Does it Mean to Be a Gender Inclusive Camp in Summer 2022?

Join Moving Traditions for a strategic conversation for Jewish camp professionals about gender and gender expansiveness as it relates to staff, campers, and camp culture.

In the last five years, many Jewish camps have welcomed both their first staff members and first campers who identify beyond the traditional gender binary. In Summer 2021, with camps resuming from Covid, these realities were heightened and raised new questions about the nature of gender at camp. Addressing those questions at the individual camper level, the staff level, the camp policy and culture level, and, at the communication level to parents and stakeholders is an area of emerging expertise for many camps.

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