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.


2019-2020/ 5780 PARTICIPANTS:

Rosie Ackerman, Beth Am Israel
Zivia Avelin, Germantown Jewish Centre
James Beatus, Kol Ami
Isaac Becker, Germantown Jewish Centre
Blake Beratan, Tifereth Israel
Emma Birger-Bray, Tiferet Bet Israel
Ally Black, Tifereth Israel
Jack Brookman, KI
Maia Cabanas, Adath Israel
Dalya Dunoff, BTBJ
Jess Eichholz,, Kol Emet
Carolyn Eskenazi, Beth Israel
Erez Fischman-Cohen, Or Hadash
Roman Fitzpatrick, Folkshul
Abby Friedman, Kol Emet
Ethan Glass, KI
Lucas Golluber, KI
Carina Hurok, Adath Israel
Sarah Joseph, Temple Sinai
Jacob Kane, KI
Ben Kedson, Temple Sholom in Broomall
Breanna Kimelman, Kol Emet
Hannah Kushner, Tiferet Bet Israel
Henry Luce, Or Hadash
Alyssa Markowitz, KI
Elana Pikounis, Beth Chaim
Ben Sacks, Tifereth Israel
Bella Selekman, Kol Emet
Cecily Shandell, Kol Ami
Alexa Sussan,Temple Sinai
Libi Warmund, Adath israel
Mason Warsaw, Kol Ami
Anna Weinstein, Temple Sholom in Brommall
Hannah Workman, Temple Sinai
Zachary Zeaman, Old York Road Temple-Beth Am