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Antisemitism & Teen Wellbeing

Raising Up Teens with Moving Traditions - a webinar for parents and educators Antisemitism – its rise in prevalence and heightened anxiety around how it impacts the Jewish community – is keeping many of us up at night. When it comes to how it affects our teens, we may not know what to do or say, or even how to start the conversation. Join Moving Traditions for an opportunity to look at antisemitism through the lens of supporting teens in the ways they need it most: personal wellbeing (shleimut), caring relationships (hesed), and a Jewish and feminist vision of equity…

A Taste of Moving Traditions’ Teen Groups for Summer Camps

Our Teen Group programs, Rosh Hodesh for girls*, Shevet for boys*, and Tzelem for LGBTQ+, nonbinary, and gender-expansive teens, can be a powerful way for teens to experience some of the important protective factors that mental health experts point to for supporting adolescent wellbeing, while having fun and making meaning together through the journey of adolescence. These programs help build transformative communities where youth explore who they are through Jewish and gender lenses, using a dynamic curriculum of structured activities, personal reflections, and guided conversations. Our curriculum can be used for bunk programs, as an opt-in space for teen campers…

Family Education @ B-Mitzvah: A Webinar for Clergy

Combining social-emotional learning models, positive youth development theory, and a musar-based approach to Jewish character development, this Moving Traditions program offers a series of family education events that can be led by clergy and educators as well as a series that is specifically geared towards the needs of 6th and 7th graders.

Jagged Little Pill Chicago

Chicago Sinai Congregation 15 W Delaware Pl, Chicago, Illinois

Moving Traditions is thrilled to announce a day of theatre and discussion at one of the most anticipated shows of the season — Jagged Little Pill! Inspired by the powerful themes and emotions of Alanis Morissette’s Grammy Award-winning album, Jagged Little Pill is a “big hearted musical that breaks the mold” and hailed as “the most woke musical since Hair” (The New York Times). We will begin at 11:30 a.m. CT with a pre-show lunch and workshop, “Don’t Be Alarmed if I Fall,” which will focus on helping teens to maintain balance in a world of achievement culture and other…

Family Education @ B-Mitzvah: A Webinar for Clergy

Combining social-emotional learning models, positive youth development theory, and a musar-based approach to Jewish character development, this Moving Traditions program offers a series of family education events that can be led by clergy and educators as well as a series that is specifically geared towards the needs of 6th and 7th graders.

Moving Traditions Chai Benefit

Honoring Tami Astorino Since its founding 18 years ago, Moving Traditions has emboldened more than 31,500 Jewish teens through impact-focused programs at the intersection of Judaism, wellbeing, and gender. Join us to celebrate our “Chai” anniversary and Tami Astorino’s unparalleled passion and commitment to the work of Moving Traditions as, together, we help Jewish youth thrive. More information to follow. Tami has been a central part of Moving Traditions since the very beginning. She facilitated three Rosh Hodesh groups – monthly gatherings with middle school and high school girls. Tami’s “girls,” who are now young adults still talk about the indelible…

Family Education @ B-Mitzvah: A Webinar for Clergy

Combining social-emotional learning models, positive youth development theory, and a musar-based approach to Jewish character development, this Moving Traditions program offers a series of family education events that can be led by clergy and educators as well as a series that is specifically geared towards the needs of 6th and 7th graders.