Post B’nai Mitzvah Teens
Bogrim (Grades 8-10) Mondays, 6:15pm – 7:45pm
Please click here for the on-line Hebrew School and Bogrim registration form for the 2016-2017 year.
New this year! Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services Just For Teens
Rosh Hashanah – Monday, October 3 at 2:45pm, chapel
Yom Kippur – Wednesday, October 12, 12:00pm, 3rd floor
This year we are offering teens (grades 8 and up) the opportunity to gather with their peers for participatory, high-energy, teen-led High Holiday services. Guided by Rabbi Val and USY Advisor Jordyn Jacobs, with music led by Melissa Zimmerman. Parents: please consider scheduling your family’s High Holiday activities so that your teen join us.
Hashomer Hatzair continues for 2016 – 17. Hashomeir Hatzair youth movement meets twice a month on Friday afternoons from 3:30 to 5:00 PM
Click here for more information and the full schedule.
Scholarships for Israel Experiences
Fund for Teenage Jewish Programs Accepting Applications
Kane Street is accepting applications for the Ben and Martha Friedman Scholarship, established by Drs. Mordechai and Ellen Friedman in memory of Mordechai’s beloved parents.
The $1,000 scholarship supports Kane Street teenagers (13-18) who will engage in a new activity during the coming year that contributes to their Jewish knowledge and identity. Financial need and the applicant’s involvement with Synagogue activities will also be taken into account.
Candidates, including students interested in the Bronfman fellowship (see item below), should submit to Rabbi Weintraub a 300 to 500 word proposal describing the activity, and how they believe it will contribute to an increased knowledge of Judaism, and to their overall Jewish pride and identity. The deadline for submission is December 26, 2016.
Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel (BFYI)
The goal of of the Bronfman Youth Fellow is to help students who will enter the twelfth grade of High School in the Fall of 2016 better understand the whole spectrum of the Jewish people and challenges of the Jewish future.
Fellows spend five weeks in Israel over summer 2017, immersed in an intensive exploration of Jewish texts, pluralism and social responsibility. Applications are due by January 4, 2017. To speak with local students who are former Bronfman Youth Fellows, please contact Rabbi Weintraub.