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My Son, the Mensch!

Wednesday, March 9, 2016

Annual Report 2015-2016

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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 


Mission

At Moving Traditions we believe that when Judaism promotes self-discovery, challenges traditional gender roles, and celebrates a diversity of voices, it has the power to move our teens, our communities, and Judaism forward. Through our field-tested programs Rosh Hodesh and Shevet Achim, Moving Traditions creates experiences that inspire Jewish teens to openly explore fundamental questions of identity and society.

News


Annual Report 2015-2016

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Together, with our partners and the guidance of Moving Traditions, more Jewish teens are growing into adulthood with confidence, compassion, and a lifelong commitment to Jewish community.


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Profiles


Pediatrician Describes Leading Shevet Achim

Bruce Reidenberg, MD. Pediatrician, New York State Developmental Disabilities Service Organization. Member, Board of Trustees, Community Synagogue of Rye.

How did you end up leading a group for teen boys at your synagogue?

I got involved with the educational activities at our synagogue when my daughters (now in high school and college) were growing up. Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! was a great success in Rye and our leadership sensed that we were losing the guys. After bar mitzvah many of them just disappeared. I had a conversation with our education director about being involved with a monthly program for our teen boys and I co-taught with one of our teachers and our Cantor.


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Insights


How Judaism Made Me A Feminist by Maya Rubin

Riverdale Country School Freshman, and Rosh Hodesh participant Maya Rubin explains how Judaism made her a feminist.


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