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  • Why invest in CIT programs?

    Why invest in CIT programs?

    By Rabbi Daniel Brenner for eJewishPhilanthropy | I was speaking with my friend’s daughter the other day about her experience as a counselor-in-training (CIT) at a local Jewish day camp when she gav…

  • Reflections on Juneteenth

    Reflections on Juneteenth

    by Beckee Birger, Director of DEIJ Initiatives My daughter and I read a book called Juneteenth For Mazie. It’s a sweet story about how a young girl named Mazie learns […]…

  • Shavuot Text Study: We All Stood Together

    Shavuot Text Study: We All Stood Together

    On this Shavuot, we invite you and the teens in your life to take some time to read and discuss an iconic Jewish feminist poem by Merle Feld. This poem […]…

  • Decoding Distress: Jewish Parenting for Teen Mental Health Resources

    Decoding Distress: Jewish Parenting for Teen Mental Health Resources

    On May 21, Moving Traditions hosted a webinar, Decoding Distress: Jewish Parenting for Teen Mental Health, for parents and educators of Jewish teens. Thank you to our panel of speakers, […]…

  • ShalomLearning and Moving Traditions Partner on B-Mitzvah Family Education

    ShalomLearning and Moving Traditions Partner on B-Mitzvah Family Education

    May 15, 2024 – ShalomLearning and Moving Traditions are now working together to enable synagogues to offer deeper support of Jewish pre-teens, teens, and their families.  ShalomLearning provide…

  • Prompting Discussion on Yom Ha’atzmaut

    Prompting Discussion on Yom Ha’atzmaut

    By Rabbi Tamara Cohen, Chief of Program Strategy For many Jews in North America this year, it is particularly important, poignant, and/or challenging to mark Israeli Independence Day, Yom Ha’atzmaut…

  • Holding Two Truths This Yom Ha’atzmaut

    Holding Two Truths This Yom Ha’atzmaut

    By Pamela Barkley, Chief Growth Officer “Once you hit Purim, the school year is basically over!” That’s what one of my teachers used to say to me when I was […]…

  • You Should Know: Matthew Freedman

    You Should Know: Matthew Freedman

    By Ellen Braunstein for Jewish Exponent | To that end, he procured a 35-session curriculum called Kulam (everyone in Hebrew) that teaches mental, emotional, social and spiritual health. Counselors …

  • Reflecting on Yom Hashoah

    Reflecting on Yom Hashoah

    Today is Yom Hashoah – Holocaust Remembrance Day. Many of us are watching with trepidation the rise in antisemitism, reports from college campuses that protestors are telling Jews to “go back to Pol…