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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

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Save The Date: Training 2015

Moving Traditions is pleased to announce 3 National Training Conferences this summer.

Chicago: July 19-21, 2015
Los Angeles: August 23-25, 2015
Philadelphia: October 11-13, 2015


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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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