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Religious Action Center L’Taken Social Justice Seminar

Washington D.C., Washington
Religious Action Center's L'Taken Social Justice Seminar is open! JTI is excited to offer this February vacation opportunity to all Boston-area Jewish teens. Explore our nation's capital, lobby our local legislators on important issues and meet other Jewish teens from around the country.

Boston ChillZone: Jewish Girls’ Program

Up Next: Feb 22, 8:00 pm
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Sephardic Community of Greater Boston, Brighton
Boston ChillZone is one of over 35 locations across the country that provides a fun environment for Jewish girls to chill and have an awesome time with both old friends and new. On Feb. 8, come enjoy  a kickoff carnival, with awesome carnival booths, pizza, snacks, and the best prizes ever! Bring a friend who has never come to ChillZone and get triple tickets!

The Masks We Wear: A Mental Health Convening to Reduce Stigma

Temple Israel, Boston
Temple Israel of Boston and the Riverway Project are proud to partner with the Ruderman Synagogue Inclusion Project as we welcome Joanne L. Harpel, president of Coping After Suicide, and Rabbi Geoffrey A. Mitelman, founding director of Sinai and Synapses, for an important afternoon of conversation with young adults, parents and interested community members.

2020 Y2I Pre-Trip Meeting – Teens and Parents

Up Next: Mar 8, 3:00 pm
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Temple Ner Tamid, Peabody
These meetings are for teens and parents. Y2I—Robert I. Lappin Youth to Israel Adventure—pre-trip meetings are designed to: educate teens and parents about Israel; enrich the Israel experience; and provide social opportunities for teens and parents to get to know each other.

JCC Maccabi Campus Games: Informational Night

Up Next: Mar 11, 6:30 pm
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JCC Greater Boston, Newton
Not sure of your summer plans? Come learn about JCC Maccabi Campus Games. Each summer, Jewish teens (13-16) gather for a six-day, Olympics®-style competition. Teams participate in boys baseball, boys ice hockey, girls volleyball, girls and boys basketball, girls and boys soccer, chess, dance, e-sports, swimming, table tennis and tennis.

“Anne Frank Parallel Stories” Film Event

Rockport Music-Shalin Liu Performance Center, Rockport
#AnneFrankParallel Stories is a powerful retelling of Anne Frank’s life through the pages of her extraordinary diary guided by the Academy Award-winning actress Helen Mirren, and through the lives of five women who, as young girls, were also deported to concentration camps but survived the Holocaust.

Yom HaShoah: Holocaust Commemoration 2020

J. Henry Higgins Middle School, Peabody
Local veterans will open the program with the Posting of the Colors. During the ceremony, the Center for Holocaust and Genocide Studies will honor Holocaust survivors and families of late survivors, and recognize their Holocaust Legacy Partners who represent them in classrooms and elsewhere.

Blogging Group

Temple Shalom, Newton

Join us to make 2020 the year we share with the community all the wonderful work we do! This group is open to all and will focus on “Telling Our Stories Through Blogging.” With the launch of we have a perfect venue for sharing our work and our message throughout the community.

Beneath the Surface: Mother/Daughter Pre-Bat Mitzvah Experience

Mayyim Hayyim Living Waters, Newton
"Beneath the Surface" provides an opportunity to enhance families’ bat mitzvah experience by enabling mothers and daughters to engage with one another with conversation, art, crafts and texts in a nurturing and safe environment with opportunities for intimate, creative expression.

Gesher 2020

6 Points Creative Arts Academy, a URJ Camp, West Chester
Gesher, meaning bridge, focuses on the development of young individuals as participant and role model within the camp community for current 11th grade students. As part of this four-week program, participants experience skill-building within the arts discipline of their choosing, as well as professional development in key areas of camp: residential life, programming and logistics.

Session 1 2020

6 Points Creative Arts Academy, a URJ Camp, West Chester
Tzofim (current grades 3-4) rotate through several majors, led by arts specialists, to get a taste of what CAA has to offer. Bonim (current grades 5-7), Olim (current grades 8-10) and Gesher (current grade 11) focus on one major per 12-day session in which they spend time in instruction and application with our arts mentors:

Great Jewish Books Summer Program

Yiddish Book Center, Amherst

At the Great Jewish Books Summer Program, rising high school juniors and seniors come to the Yiddish Book Center in Amherst to read selections from important works of modern Jewish literature and consider how they speak to the opportunities and challenges we face today. Under the guidance of college professors, they consider how the rich legacy of modern Jewish literature can inform us in the 21st century.