Rosh Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing! Evaluation

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Meaning-Making for Teens: An Interview with Deborah Meyer

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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


Meaning-Making for Teens: An Interview with Deborah Meyer

A new interview with Deborah Meyer in the Covenant Foundation’s online magazine, Sightline, looks at how Moving Traditions helps teens find and stay connected to their kol dmama daka, the still small voice within. 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: It’s a Girl Thing! and Shevet Achim: The Brotherhood, Moving Traditions creates experiences that inspire Jewish teens to openly explore fundamental questions of identity and society. We help teens reach their full potential by connecting relevant content with enduring Jewish values, and by fostering positive peer-to-peer relationships through our trained mentors. The Covenant Foundation helped launch Rosh Hodesh in 2002-2004 and Shevet Achim in 2010-2012, and the Foundation continues to engage Moving Traditions as it explores the frontiers of Jewish education.


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Profiles


Rebekkah Gold

If I had to use three words to describe Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing I would say “community,” “identity,” and “empowerment.”


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Insights


Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! Evaluation

The multi-year study determined that, through Rosh Hodesh, Moving Traditions is helping Jewish institutions engage more effectively with teenage girls and helping them grow into confident young women with a stronger connection and commitment to contributing to their Jewish and broader communities.


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