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Eight one-of-a-kind experiences for Jewish teens are launching this summer. Getting college ready, developing a new passion, engaging in social action in the US or around the world, or simply having some fun... these programs have never been available before, and there's something new for just about every teenager. Through a joint investment by UJA-Federation of NY and the Jim Joseph Foundation, The New York Teen Initiative is seeking to increase the number of teens participating in accessible, affordable, and inspiring Jewish summer experiences. The Jewish Education Project is the lead operator of this initiative. Scholarships For summer 2015 are available until April.
Updated: Apr. 02, 2015
The New York Incubator for Immersive Jewish Summer Experiences for Teens, a joint project between The Jewish Education Project and UJA-Federation of New York with support from the Jim Joseph Foundation, is a four-year initiative that will launch 16 innovative Jewish summer programs designed for teens from the New York Metropolitan area. Together with a broad-based publicity campaign and marketing training for existing program providers, this initiative will elevate the brand of Jewish summer experiences for New York teens. By the end of summer 2018, approximately 1100 teens will have participated in these groundbreaking experiences, with a yearly projection of 460 program spots for these experiences moving forward.
Updated: Jul. 30, 2014
The Jewish Education Project, in partnership with Upstart, is proud to bring you the Jewish community's first Fail Forward Conference. We invite you to join a group of successful Jewish communal professionals and educators to engage with a cutting edge idea from the secular world that encourages a culture of being open to and learning from failure. You will explore how to continually adapt and improve your work, not only through building on successes, but through the critically important and valuable process of 'failing forward'.
Updated: Oct. 30, 2013
J-LINC is an initiative to create inter-generational and developmentally appropriate Jewish education programming for NYC families with children ages five years and younger by partnering with educational organizations and community synagogues and Jewish Community Centers. The synagogues and JCC's participating in J-LINC will be exposed to new models of family engagement, and most importantly, families will have rich opportunities for deepening their connection to Judaism and to Jewish friends. After extensive professional development and training, the groups are now getting ready to host their first pilot events and they want you to join them!
Updated: Oct. 30, 2013
Have great ideas to engage Jewish teens but never enough money to make it happen? The Department of Teen Engagement of the Jewish Education Project is pleased to announce the availability of micro-grants ranging from $500 - $1000 to support new initiatives for teen engagement in the Greater New York area.
Updated: Oct. 16, 2013
The third session of the 2012-3 Jewish Futures Conference will be held at the Museum of Jewish Heritage in NYC on June 4, 2013 - 3:15pm-6:45pm. This session will explore the ways in which we are confronting the new realities of today's information age, featuring keynote speaker, Douglas Rushkoff.
Updated: Apr. 29, 2013
Today, The JEP is asking you to participate in an initiative using our collective strength and resources to donate to a number of day schools and yeshivot which were hit hard by Sandy though an online Jewish giving tool called JChoice. Through this new initiative, there is now a donation page titled 'Path to Recovery from Hurricane Sandy', which will be updated regularly with specific needs of schools.
Updated: Dec. 18, 2012
Please join the New Center for Collaborative Leadership of The Jewish Education Project to think together about the future of teen engagement with two of the newest leaders in our professional community, Rabbi Dave Levy, Director of Teen Learning for USCJ, and Rabbi Bradley Solmsen, Director of Teen Engagement for URJ on November 29, 2012 at 13:00 EST.
Updated: Nov. 27, 2012
The Jewish Futures Conference brings together visionary thinkers, passionate individuals, and inspiring presentations in a conference designed to shift the horizon of our thinking in Jewish education. The Jewish Futures Conference provides a space to imagine, learn and engage in purposeful and courageous conversation about the future of Jewish community and education and how it can thrive in today's and tomorrow's world.
Updated: Nov. 06, 2012
The 2012 Jewish Futures Conference held on Monday, June 4, 2012 at Columbia University brought together over 450 passionate leaders, educators and visionaries from the Jewish community to discuss 'Community and the Cloud,' - how new technologies and ways of connecting are affecting Jewish life and learning. The event, produced by The Jewish Education Project and JESNA's Lippman Kanfer Institute, was the third and largest annual Jewish Futures Conference.
Updated: Jun. 19, 2012