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Congregation Shirat Hayam, Swampscott
Join us for a community-wide Yom Ha’atzmaut concert with Shufuni, a musical collective from the Gaza Envelope in Israel. This powerful performance will be followed by a moderated Q&A with the musicians who will share stories of their life-changing experiences from Oct. 7.
How do educators from differing pedagogical orientations learn, undertake, and ultimately improve the work of teaching Israel? In this conversation, "Teaching Israel: Studies of Pedagogy from the Field" editors Sivan Zakai and Matt Reingold will discuss the complex issues facing those who teach about Israel, along with respondents Lisa Grant (Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute of Religion) and Alex Pomson (Rosov Consulting), and moderator Sharon Feiman-Nemser (Brandeis University).
AJC New England
May 31, 3:00 pm
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Temple Israel of Sharon, Sharon
American Jewish Committee's Leaders for Tomorrow Accelerator Program is an opportunity for Jewish teens in grades 9-12 to embark on a half-day program empowering them to be a voice for the Jewish people. This program equips students with the knowledge, confidence and skills to stand up for Israel, build their Jewish identities and combat antisemitism. Let's empower the next generation of Jewish leaders to positively impact their peers and community. Together, we'll foster pride in identity and the confidence to advocate for Israel and the global Jewish community.
Solomon Schechter Day School, Newton
Yom Sport is a day of sports for adults with disabilities. Yom Sport provides athletes with disabilities throughout the Greater Boston community an opportunity to come together and participate in a variety of sporting events. Yom Sport serves many purposes for the local community, including the opportunity to make new friends, raise awareness, recognize similarities among people with different abilities, and gain a new perspective on one’s own life. Most importantly, we have a lot of fun!
Lappin Foundation
Jun 9, 7:00 pm
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Jewish Community Center of the North Shore, Marblehead
The December 2024 Youth to Israel Adventure, Y2I, is a life-changing Israel experience for Jewish teens who are juniors or seniors in high school as of September 2024 and who reside in Lappin Foundation’s North Shore service area or other communities in our Greater Boston service area. Teens who do not live in these service areas but whose family belongs to a Jewish organization in Lappin Foundation’s North Shore service area also qualify for Y2I.
Jun 21
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A beautiful opportunity for Jewish families with young children to come together to tent camp in the woods! Families will tent camp on single-family platforms with room for multiple tents. Camping gear is provided by Lech-Lecha (except the items listed for rent on the registration form). Running water, family hiking fun, arts and crafts, music, fellowship, campfire, and more!
Jun 23
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Week 1: Explore the glorious Shenandoah wilderness. Three days of rollercoaster ridge hiking alongside breathtaking views followed by a three-day Shenandoah River paddle, weaving along the forest framed river in the company of bald eagles and blue herons. We will spend Shabbat in the rustic Corbin cabin, nestled in the heart of nature.
Join Repair the World’s Summer Teen Service Corps—a three-week service, learning, and leadership program designed for rising 8th-10th graders in Boston. The Summer Teen Service Corps is a group of teens committed to repairing the world by volunteering at local nonprofits and learning about the intersection of key social justice issues.


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