How is it already November? A lot has happened and there’s even more coming up, so we’ve compiled this list of opportunities for you to continue to connect with our network of teen educators and engagement professionals.

Opportunities to Connect and Learn

Resources & Support

For Your Teens

  • For Goodness Bake Teen Community Service Day (Congregation Shirat Hayam and Jewish Teen Initiative at CJP): Sunday, Nov. 20, 2-5 p.m. Help spread light to others in the community and join other #JewishBostonTeens to bake pies and create cards for local service organizations.
  • JF&CS TeenSafe is looking for high school students who are excited about building a healthier, safer and more just community, all while earning community service hours and strengthening their leadership and communication skills along the way! Contact teensafe@jfcsboston.org to learn more.
  • Veterans Day Commemoration Honoring Jewish Veterans (The Lappin Foundation): Thursday, Nov. 10, 7:30-8:30 p.m. The community is invited to our virtual Veterans Day commemoration as we honor and thank our veterans. Our guest speaker will be Congressman Jake Auchincloss, Marine veteran.
  • #antisemitism: Coming of Age During the Resurgence of Hate (The Lappin Foundation): Tuesday, Nov. 15, 7:30 p.m. Teens, parents and community members are invited to join us for an important conversation about antisemitism with author of “#antisemitism: Coming of Age during the Resurgence of Hate,” Samantha A. Vinokor-Meinrath. Learn more about antisemitism and ways to effectively respond to it.
  • 2023 Youth to Israel (Y2I) Informational Meeting (The Lappin Foundation): Sunday, Nov. 6, 7-8 p.m. 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. A limited number of spots are available to Jewish teens from CJP’s service area.
  • Tzelem Boston (Moving Traditions and The Tent at Temple Israel): Tzelem is a monthly group for trans, nonbinary, gender expansive, and LGBTQ+ Jewish teens. Tzelem offers a safe, supportive space to make new friends and explore relevant topics. For LGBTQ+ Teens: Begins Sunday, Nov. 20. For Trans/Nonbinary Teens: Begins Sunday, Nov. 27.

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