When thousands of Jewish teens, professionals and community leaders descend upon Atlanta this February, we will be able to celebrate being Jewish, both as individual movements and together as one Jewish people.
During March 28-30, 190 Jewish teens came together from Houston, San Antonio and Austin, Texas, at the Houston Marriott Westchase to celebrate their Judaism at a sold-out Mishpacha Means Family: Lonestar Regional Kallah 2014.
The Jewish Federation of Nashville and Middle Tennessee annually hosts a community model Seder to call attention to a critical justice issue. This year on Wednesday, the federation is hosting a community Seder that focuses on justice in education.
Colin Silverman, 18, was recently elected Grand Aleph Godol (the highest male position) of BBYO, a 90-year-old Jewish youth movement engaging teens in leadership opportunities and other Jewish experiences.
The BBYO International Conventiont has grown to be a setting for individuals across the Jewish community to learn, lead and work together toward ensuring a strong Jewish future, spearheaded by the next generation.
I am part of a truly amazing and enriching experience at the Marcus Jewish Community Center of Atlanta. I serve on the Teen JAM leadership committee, a task force for J-Serve, the International Day of Jewish Community Service for teens, which is Sunday, April 19, from 1 to 6:30 p.m.