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Jodee Blanco, the author of the seminal New York Times bestseller "Please Stop Laughing at Me…." joins Gateways’ mental health speaker series to facilitate a presentation for parents and educators. As a bullying survivor turned activist and expert, Jodee will bring her audience inside the perspective of the bullied child and share some of her most unforgettable experiences working deep in the trenches of America’s schools.
Tomorrow, 7:30 pm
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HiBuR ("connection" in Hebrew) is a unique and immersive exchange program that fosters connections between teens from the Boston MetroWest area and Beit Sefer Hugim, a public high school in Haifa. Through HiBuR, teens develop person-to-person connections, learn about each other’s Jewish cultures and identities and develop a sense of Jewish peoplehood that extends beyond local and national boundaries.
Temple Shir Tikva, Wayland
Youth Mental Health First Aid is an 8-hour certification course through the National Council of Behavioral Health designed to introduce youth professionals, parents, caregivers, teachers, school staff, neighbors and other caring citizens to the unique risk factors and warning signs of mental health problems in adolescents.
Sinai Brookline
Jun 13, 6:00 pm
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Temple Sinai, Brookline
The Pride Liberation Seder, held during National Pride Week, uses the model of the Passover Haggadah and the Book of Exodus to tell the story of the liberation of the LGBTQ+ community. The Haggadah is adapted to provide queer history, explain the variety of queer symbols, and furnish a platform for participants to tell their personal stories of their LGBTQ+ experiences.
CJP - Combined Jewish Philanthropies, Boston
Join CJP's Teen Engagement Network to see Broadway in Boston's "Jagged Little Pill." Based on the music of Alanis Morissette, "Jagged Little Pill" has been described by the New York Times as a “big hearted musical that breaks the mold” and “the most woke musical since Hair.”
Lappin Foundation
Up Next: Oct 15, 7:00 pm
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Jewish Community Center of the North Shore, Marblehead

The Robert I. Lappin Youth to Israel Adventure, Y2I, is a life-changing Israel experience for Jewish teens who live in or are a member of a synagogue/temple in any of the 30 cities or towns in the Lappin Foundation’s service area, or who attend Camp Bauercrest.

Lappin Foundation
Up Next: Nov 19, 4:00 pm
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Lappin Foundation is partnering with the American Jewish Committee to offer Jewish high school sophomores, juniors and seniors the opportunity to participate in the American Jewish Committee's Leaders for Tomorrow (LFT) program during the 2023-2024 school year. LFT is AJC's education and advocacy program for teens, empowering young Jews to speak up for Israel and the Jewish people. LFT helps high school students develop a strong Jewish identity and trains them as advocates for Israel, and to be voices against antisemitism.


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