One in three teens in the U.S. is a victim of physical, emotional or verbal abuse from a dating partner. TeenSafe, an initiative of Jewish Family & Children’s Service’s Journey to Safety program, seeks to change that statistic by helping teens and the adults in their lives develop the language and tools they need to recognize abuse in a dating relationship and how to respond if they see, hear about or experience it.
Keshet works for the full equality of all LGBTQ Jews and our families in Jewish life. We strengthen Jewish communities; equip Jewish organizations with the skills and knowledge to build LGBTQ-affirming communities; create spaces in which all queer Jewish youth feel seen and valued; and advance LGBTQ rights nationwide.
New England Yachad is a thriving Jewish communal organization for individuals with disabilities and special needs of all abilities, ages and Jewish denominations. Our goals include recruiting peer participants, including high schoolers, who share values of inclusion; provide family and sibling support services; and infuse Jewish content into programs and celebrate Jewish holidays with a community of friends and with Jewish educators.
NFTY in Israel is the formative travel experience for teens seeking a hands-on, educational, fun summer. Teens travel through Israel, following a chronological curriculum that brings our history to life. Our trips instill a deep connection to Israel and the Jewish people, develop a sense of pride in Jewish identity and heritage and inspire a desire to live a meaningful and engaged Jewish life.
NFTY is a movement that builds strong, welcoming, inspired communities through teen-powered engagement. Together, we pursue tikkun olam, personal growth, youth empowerment, and deep connections, all rooted in Reform Judaism. NFTY’s Northeast Region includes Connecticut (excluding Fairfield County), Rhode Island, Massachusetts, Maine, New Hampshire, Vermont, upstate New York and Montreal, Canada.