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Ignition Grant

ME/WE: Seeing Something New Together

ME/WE: Seeing Something New Together

JCC Greater Boston – To implement the ME/WE project, which uses art to elicit and create stories to help families explore their own narratives and connection to Jewish life. ME/WE: Seeing Something New Together is a direct response to the changing Jewish cultural landscape and to the needs of families of every configuration who want to connect Jewishly. ME/WE will help them clarify their Je...

Ignition Grant

In the City Camp Goes to Synagogue Preschool Camp

In the City Camp Goes to Synagogue Preschool Camp

In the City Camp – To bring its Jewish camp curriculum, experiential teaching technique, and marketing knowledge to synagogue early childhood camps in an effort to strengthen these programs and increase collaboration among Jewish education providers in Atlanta. In the City Camp (ITCC) has developed a welcoming, experiential, culturally Jewish curriculum for children entering kindergarten t...

Signature Grant

CSI: Coffee. Study. Interpret.

CSI: Coffee. Study. Interpret.

The Well – To fund the expansion of its CSI: Coffee. Study. Interpret., a Beit Midrash-style learning series, to three new communities. Initially funded as a Covenant Ignition Grant, CSI offers monthly learning sessions in Metro Detroit, engaging under and unaffiliated young Jewish adults with Jewish text, contemporary issues in the community, and with each other. In 2016, each session dre...

Signature Grant

A New Model for Family B’nai Mitzvah Education

A New Model for Family B’nai Mitzvah Education

Moving Traditions – To create and disseminate a new model of family education for b’nai mitzvah tweens and their parents, bringing Jewish wisdom to bear on the real-life challenges of becoming a teenager and parenting a teenager. The Moving Traditions leadership plans to draw on its prior work with parents and success with training adult mentors to address the needs of parents and thus he...

Signature Grant

Illuminated Jewish Stories

Illuminated Jewish Stories

Illuminated Jewish Stories – To support the creation and dissemination of Jewish educational art materials for adult learners, educator trainings, and programs. This project is designed to invite adult learners to creatively engage with profound Jewish stories through art (with accompanying discussion and text guides), and in doing so, to inspire them to also engage in personal reflection, f...

Signature Grant

What We Hold: 100 Jewish Teen Voices

What We Hold: 100 Jewish Teen Voices

The Contemporary Jewish Museum – To support the creation of What We Hold: 100 Jewish Teen Voices, an educational program that will create and disseminate recorded audio stories by Jewish teens that explore Jewish values and intergenerational family narratives. The Contemporary Jewish Museum (CJM) will train 100 Jewish teens to create compelling 3-5 minute audio stories (using their smart p...

Signature Grant

Base: Growing a National Movement

Base: Growing a National Movement

Base – To deepen engagement with Jewish young adults and to grow its vision for the growing network of Bases in Brooklyn, Downtown Manhattan, Chicago, Los Angeles, Miami, and Washington D.C. Base is a project incubated in Hillel International’s Office of Innovation. The program presents a Jewish educational model for emerging adults, in which a pluralistic rabbinic couple use their home ...

Signature Grant

Downtown Jewish Life at the 14th Street Y

Downtown Jewish Life at the 14th Street Y

To strengthen the downtown Jewish community through inclusive, Open Tent public programming that will inspire in its audience a renewed interest in Jewish experiences, a firmer sense of who they are as Jews, and a creative context upon which to build a meaningful Jewish life. This program began as an Ignition grant in 2014. The 14th Street Y partnered with local synagogues, social justice organiza...

Signature Grant

Promoting Innovative Education through Farm-Based Learning

Promoting Innovative Education through Farm-Based Learning

Through this grant, Abundance Farm sought to fully integrate experiential, farm-based education into Jewish educational life on its campus. In 2014, Abundance Farm broke ground to create a one-acre food justice farm and outdoor classroom. All of the produce grown on the Farm is donated to clients of the neighboring Northampton Survival Center. The Farm hosts holiday farm festivals, Kabbalat Shabba...

Signature Grant

Curating Your Story – Educational Encounter with Jewish Artists in the Community

Curating Your Story – Educational Encounter with Jewish Artists in the Community

Beit Hatfutsot sought this grant to expand the My Family Story program via an innovative and experiential creative encounter of My Family Story communities with local Jewish American artists titled Curating Your Story – Educational Encounter with Jewish Artists in the Community.  Designed by Beit Hatfutsot to strengthen Jewish identity and Peoplehood, My Family Story connects young people w...