By Anna Marx, Director, Jewish Education and Leadership Development This week, members of jteenphilly (a consortium of professionals who work with adolescents in the Jewish community) took some time in their quarterly scheduled meeting to think about what they had to give to their colleagues and what they stood to get from their colleagues. We weren’t…
by Elana Rivel, Associate Director
jteenphilly, a program of Jewish Learning Venture in partnership with JCHS Gratz, and supported by Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia, empowers and gives resources to professionals from area congregations, communally based teen programs, youth groups, Jewish Day High Schools and Jewish camps to address and we hope, increase the participation of Jewish teens in formal and informal Jewish experiences.
By Elana Rivel, Associate Director / This past Monday, Phil and I spend a day in NY at a meeting of SynaPros – a group of agency-based professional who work on synagogue transformation in their home communities.
By Rabbi Philip Warmflash, Executive Director / For the past several days, Elana Rivel and I joined a group of 25 professionals involved in Jewish education across the country for a conference in Miami (not a bad place to go in the middle of an Artic Blast).