Deborah Meyer and Rabbi Daniel Brenner talk about what teens need in addition to their parents love and support, like a mentor, a safe place to express themselves and messages from Jewish tradition that challenge the negative messages from pop culture.
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Deborah Meyer is the Executive
Director of Moving Traditions, a national organization that designs initiatives to help
and teenage boys figure out what it means to Jewish women and Jewish
men. She has 25 years of experience building non-profits,
primarily womens and Jewish organizations. In addition, for four years
Deborah helped manage a private Jewish Montessori pre-school. Prior to
Traditions with Chair Sally Gottesman, Deborah co-directed Kolot, where
helped create and launch Rosh
Hodesh: It's a Girl Thing! Deborah holds an M.A. in
Communication from Emerson College. You can reach Deborah Meyer at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Rabbi Daniel Brenner is the Director
of Initiatives for Boys and Men for Moving Traditions. He specializes in innovative
educational leadership. Prior to joining Moving Traditions, he was the founding Executive
Director of Birthright Israel NEXT, and he developed and directed graduate-level
training programs at both Auburn Theological Seminary and CLAL The National
Jewish Center for Learning and Leadership. A graduate of the Reconstructionist
Rabbinical College, Rabbi Brenner has been named by Newsweek Magazine as one of
Americas most influential rabbis. You can reach Rabbi Brenner at email@example.com.