Happy New Year 5777

Rosh Hashanah is a time of transformation and new beginnings, which makes it the perfect time to introduce our brand-new identity.

National Training Conferences 2016


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 

Cutting Edge Grant

We are honored to be one of 12 recipients of the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles’ Cutting Edge Grants to pilot our new b’nai mitzvah program.


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.


Girl power

Amarah Friedman first got involved with Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! when she was entering fifth grade. The girls Jewish youth program, hosted locally by Nishmah at the Jewish Community Center, is based on a national program called Moving Traditions.

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In Profile: Dana Edell, PhD — Educational Consultant to Moving Traditions

Dana Edell is an activist-scholar-artist and the executive director of SPARK Movement, an intergenerational girls’ activist organization that provides tools and resources to ignite a global online and on-the-ground young feminist movement. She has directed more than 70…

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Why I Support Moving Traditions

“Their respective groups provided a safe haven from the drama of cliques and their day-to-day lives. The issues discussed in their groups ran the gamut: from body image and friendship and family, to competition and stress and everything in between. All of these topics were thoughtfully talked about through a Jewish lens.”

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