Journal of Youth Engagement is a forum of ideas and dialogue on Inspired Engagement. Join the conversation by submitting your article on the strategies and methodologies you are experimenting with to engage youth in your community.
How might we imagine a bat mitzvah that developed from student learning rather than dictated by a set of prayer requirements? One congregation shares their insights and strategies from experimenting with the B'nai Mitzvah Revolution. Read more>
In our work as youth professionals, are we trying to create a youth community, or plant the seeds for vibrant, lifelong Jewish living? Understanding adolescent neurology can help unlock secrets for successful youth engagement. Read More>
What is the role of the synagogue in the multiplex of compelling local offerings for teenagers? One rabbi shares his congregations strategy for ensuring that theres an option for every teen. Read more>
Last week, more than 200 professionals and stakeholders traveled to Atlanta for the Youth Summit at NFTY Convention, a premiere learning and networking experience for adults working with youth. We're pleased to share notes, reflections, and resources from the more than 25 learning sessions that were presented by professionals from across the country.
Inclusion is Great. Now what? As educators and community leaders, we work hard to create inclusive environments, but it's up to all the other individuals in that environment to set the tone. Start with these tips.