Why We Need to Talk to Our Jewish Teens About Sexting

Why We Need to Talk to Our Jewish Teens About Sexting

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A Checklist for Teens Posting on Social Media

A Checklist for Teens Posting on Social Media

Experiential Jewish Education

Are Investments in Experiential Jewish Education for Teens Worthwhile?

Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing!

Learn more about how Moving Traditions inspires and empowers girls in the Jewish community 

Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood

Find out how Moving Traditions is pioneering a new model of connection for Jewish teen boys 


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Moving Traditions inspires people to live fuller lives -- and to work for a better world for all -- by advocating for a more expansive view of gender in Jewish learning and practice.

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Annual Report 2014-2015

This year, Moving Traditions is making it possible for thousands of Jewish teens to meet monthly in our programs Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! and Shevet Achim: the Brotherhood in partnership with more than 150 congregations, schools, JCCs and camps of all denominations.

Read in the full report how our programs impact the lives of teens from the perspective of their mentors and the teens themselves.


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Genderosity: Becky

Becky spent her teenage years attending a Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing program through her synagogue. Over the years, her group discussed issues from dating and divorce to sex and sexuality, all moderated by a Jewish woman who used religious texts as a jumping off point.


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Why We Need to Talk to Our Jewish Teens About Sexting

Writing sexually explicit messages or sending explicit photos is now part of the “normal” development cycle of teens. Jewish teens in particular, who have smartphones earlier than the average American teen, have heard multiple times about the dangers of sexting from teachers, counselors, and parents. Many Jewish teens are media savvy and some will have heard about cases in which teens who sexted have been arrested on charges of child pornography.

So why do our teens keep sexting?


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