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Teaching Programs & Curricula
Sacred Choices
Adolescent relationships and sexual ethics.

The KAVANAH Program
Encourages eleventh & twelfth-grade students who have shown the intention to make learning a lifelong habit by completing 50 hours of Jewish learning and living.

Packing for College: Where Does Judaism Fit?
Designed to ensure that our students are ready for the challenges ahead.
Additional Resources

The Jewish Parent Page - Vol. 12 No.2 - Shavuot: This edition focuses on families with teens.

V'shinantam - Adolescent Education No. 3, 5769, No. 2, 5769 and No. 1, 5769 - These issues focus on adolescents and applications for our Jewish educational and youth settings.

2005 Symposium Idea Book includes 15 program summaries for adolescents and their families.

Charting a Course for the Islands of Competency is a training workshop created at the 2005 Symposium on Adolescence for educators who work with teens.

Torah at the Center issues devoted to this age group: the college issue, the adolescent issue and the Bar and Bat Mizvah issue.

iTorah created for adolescents, sends an e-mail each Sunday focused on Israel, Jewish Living, Social Action and God and Prayer.

Annotated Bibliography of Jewish books for teenagers and young adults, organized by the categories of fiction, Holocaust literature, religion and history/non-fiction.

North American Federation of Temple Youth, NFTY, offers many opportunities for young people to be involved in Reform Judaism.

See a complete list of Reform Movement programs for youth.

The Kenneth I. Rothbart Distance Learning Program for Teens - The Jewish Community High School of Gratz College (JCHS) now provides online courses for Jewish adolescents. Especially suitable for teens who live in small communities where there is no Jewish high school program or where travel time to a program makes participation prohibitive.

A Tradition of Overthrowing Idols - From Jewish Education News, Special Focus: Gen X and the Millenials, written by URJ Specialists Rabbi Jan Katzew and Wendy Rapport Grinberg.


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