Jewish Learning Venture trains and mentors a selected group of high school students assist children with special needs and those experiencing difficulty in congregational classroom settings. Beginning with a week-long intensive training, and continuing monthly through the school year, teens study, learn skills, work in classrooms in their congregations, and reflect with one another about their experiences.

Jewish Learning Venture has proudly offered the Reta Emerson Fellowship/Teen Assistant Program (TAP) since 2002 with the generous support of the Schwartz Family.


2020-2021/ 5781 PARTICIPANTS:

Alexandra Paul | Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
Ally Altshuler| Main Line Reform Temple
Beckam Polis | Tiferet Bet Israel
Eddie Kohn | Temple Beth Hillel – Beth El
Ellie Reiner | Or Shalom
Ethan Laby | Temple Beth Hillel-Beth El
Ethan Parmet | Temple Sholom in Broomall
Evan Glickman | Ohev Shalom of Bucks County
Gabriela Cohen | Old York Road Temple-Beth Am
Halle Schwartzman | Beth Tikvah-B’Nai Jeshurun
Laina Snellenburg | Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Lily Bickley | Temple Shalom
Lily Wolnek | Germantown Jewish Centre
Mackenzie Hart | Adath Israel
Meredith Seidman | Temple Sholom in Broomall
Mina Rothberg | Reform Congregation Keneseth Israel
Miriam Hafkin | Beth Am Israel
Nina Berkowitz | Temple Beth Hillel – Beth El
Noa Stein | Tiferet Bet Israel
Philip Minton | Congregation Kol Emet
Rachel Harmon | Beth Am Israel
Ravi Stein | Tiferet Bet Israel
Rebecca Levin | Congregation Or Shalom
Sara Frankel | Old York Road Temple Beth Am
Simon Harwood | Beth Am Israel
Zoe Hassett | Adath Israel