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Experiential Jewish Education

Are Investments in Experiential Jewish Education for Teens Worthwhile?

National Training Conferences

Send your educational team to a Moving Traditions National Training Conference

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

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.

News


Registration for Moving Traditions 2014 Training

Don’t miss out on this important opportunity to certify your new group leaders and to enrich your teen education program.

Boston: July 27-29, 2014.
Los Angeles: August 17-19, 2014.

Please click here for an application.


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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


Inspiring the Next Generation: Barbra Berley-Mellits

Barbra Berley-Mellits helped create Moving Traditions’ program, Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing!

It was our dream that the girls would be empowered to become contributing leaders in the varied communities they would join as they went out into the world.


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