Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! Has Arrived in Israel

IsraelBy Noga Brenner Samia, eJewishPhilanthropy.com, August 12, 2015

The largely popular Moving Tradition’s Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! has hit the Israeli scene. Known by many throughout North American Jewry, Moving Tradition’s program has captivated thousands of teenage American girls, engaging them in thought provoking, meaningful and fun sessions strengthening their identity as strong Jewish women. Looking to bring the program to Israel, the Jewish Federation of Greater Los Angeles awarded a grant to Moving Traditions and together selected BINA, the Center for Jewish Identity and Hebrew Culture, to translate and adapt the Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! curriculum to fit the Israeli cultural landscape. A second Federation grant supported BINA’s launch of two successful pilot groups serving a total of 58 girls in underprivileged neighborhoods in Southern Tel Aviv and Jaffa.

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