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Ignition Grant

JCC Global MekoRock: Connecting Youth to the Global Jewish Community through Music

JCC Global MekoRock: Connecting Youth to the Global Jewish Community through Music

The Harold and Elaine Shames Jewish Community Center on the Hudson – To fund the JCC Global MekoRock: Connecting Youth to the Global Jewish Community through Music program, which engages teens through music and uses Jewish texts as vehicles for strengthening Jewish education, Jewish identity, and Jewish peoplehood.

Signature Grant

The Jewish Lens at The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot

The Jewish Lens at The Museum of the Jewish People at Beit Hatfutsot

American Friends of Beit Hatfutsot – To manage, develop, and promote The Jewish Lens program throughout North America (including Canada, the United States, and Mexico). Beit Hatfutsot will enhance the curriculum, add new visual art forms, increase the program’s digital presence, and design three specific program tracks to better serve the needs of learners.

Signature Grant

Jewish Education and Life Coaching for Youth Professionals

Jewish Education and Life Coaching for Youth Professionals

Center for the Advancement of Jewish Education – To create Jewish Education and Life Coaching for Youth Professionals, a unique, adaptable professional development curriculum and coaching certification program for youth professionals.

Ignition Grant

Roots: Deep Jewish Wisdom for Daily Living

Roots: Deep Jewish Wisdom for Daily Living

Temple Israel of Boston – To create and facilitate through The Riverway Project, Roots: Deep Jewish Wisdom for Daily Living, a Jewish spiritual resilience curriculum for Generation Z, Millennials, and the latter years of Generation X. Temple Israel of Boston created the Riverway Project in an effort to connect Jews in their twenties and thirties with Judaism and with each other. Roots: Deep ...

Ignition Grant

2020 Vision

2020 Vision

JCC Manhattan – To develop a curriculum beginning with a weeklong pilot program of 2020 Vision and continuing with a year-long civics “boot camp” course aimed at preparing teens for full participation in democratic society by training them in the art of civil discourse and introducing them to important topics such as news literacy, identifying community challenges, and encouraging activ...

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

Machon Madяich for Russian-speaking Jewish Educators

Machon Madяich for Russian-speaking Jewish Educators

Edith and Carl Marks Jewish Community House of Bensonhurst – To create Machon Madяich, a fellowship program that will recruit 36 high school and college-aged students from New York City’s Russian-speaking Jewish community annually and train them to work in Jewish educational settings. The Machon Madяich initiative, spearheaded by the Marks JCH, will provide Russian Speaking Jews (RSJs)...

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

A Designer Education Program for New Millennium Jewish Teens

A Designer Education Program for New Millennium Jewish Teens

To utilize an array of compelling educational options in order to significantly increase the number of teenagers involved in Jewish education.

Ignition Grant

YOZMA: Initiative and Leadership for the Next Generation of Russian-Jewish Teens

YOZMA: Initiative and Leadership for the Next Generation of Russian-Jewish Teens

To create the YOZMA program, to offer a select group of promising Russian-Jewish teens internship, mentorship and professional development opportunities to position them as leaders in the Jewish community.