JEWISH TEEN SITES 

Youth Movements        Program Resources         Curricula         General

Youth Movements

Betar - http://www.betar.org/

B'nei Akiva - http://www.bneiakiva.org

B'nai B'rith Youth Organization http://www.bbyo.org/

Habonim Dror - http://www.habonimdror.org/

National Conference of Synagogue Youth - http://www.ncsy.org

North American Federation of Temple Youth - http://www.nfty.org/

United Synagogue Youth - http://www.usy.org

Young Judaea - http://www.youngjudaea.org/

 

Jewish Teen Program Resources

B’nei Akiba Program Resources - www.bneiakiva.org/resources 

Includes ideas for Shabbatonim, ice breakers, Israel activism, and more.

JESNA Youth Initiatives - www.jesna.org/j/youth_resources.asp

Site includes articles, research publications and reports on Jewish teens, and an on line program bank (under “Youth Initiatives Portfolio”) which includes programs on leadership development, “engaging the unengaged”, teen philanthropy, and peer networking .

The Jewish Agency for Israel - www.jafi.org.il/education/hadracha/index.html

Includes resources for madrichim, including a handbook of games, facilitating discussions on a variety of Jewish topics, and leadership development.

Jewish Education Center of Cleveland - http://www.jecc.org/

Offers response curricula for national and international events and occurrences. Existing curriculum include “The Conflict in Israel ,” “On the Brink of War,” and Mel Gibson's “The Passion of the Christ.”

Jewish Programs - http://www.jewishprograms.org
Site maintained by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Features searchable curriculum bank for morim of teens

NFTY Resource Center - http://www.nfty.org/resources/
Provides programs and resources for leadership development, social action, and Jewish study. Also, there is an additional program bank on the NFTY-Pennsylvania Area Region’s (NFTY-PAR) website at www.nfty.org/par.

RAC Program Bank - www.rac.org

Search under “congregational tools” for Social Action Program Bank. Created by the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism. Focus on service programs.

Teen Curricula

Board of Jewish Education of Greater New York - www.bjeny.org

Search under “Educational Resources.” Site includes high school lesson plans on current events, Jewish values, Jewish holidays and more.

CAJE - http://www.cage.org 
Site includes curriculum bank for teen education. Fee based.

Creative Learning Pavilion -  www.e-chinuch.org

Features a browseable database of thousands of copyright-free, educator-created materials in various areas of Jewish studies.  Over 1,000 lesson plans available for 7 th -12 th grade.

Jewish Education Center of Cleveland - http://www.jecc.org   Offers response curricula for national and international events and occurrences. Existing curriculum include “The Conflict in Israel ,” “On the Brink of War,” and Mel Gibson's “The Passion of the Christ.”

Jewish Programs - http://www.jewishprograms.org

Site maintained by the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee. Features searchable curriculum bank for morim of teens.

The Lookstein Center - www.lookstein.org/lesson_plans.php
Includes lesson plans for high school students on various topics including Jewish Holidays, TaNaKH , Jewish History, and Jewish Law .


General Jewish Teen Sites

CYI: Philly - http://www.jewishphilly.org/teens  Site maintained by the Community Youth Initiative for Jewish teens in Philadelphia. Includes information and community calendar for all youth events in the area.

Jewish Teen Central http://www.angelfire.com/ny/jewishtgirlcentral/  Site includes "words of wisdom," a teen chat room, and Jewish links. Orthodox focus.

Jteens http://www.jteens.org/  Site contains sections on Jews in the media, weekly quizzes, teens who are making a difference and much more.

Jvibe http://www.jvibe.com   A teen webzine - with teen discussions, articles, advice, games and more.

Teen to Teen http://www.ttt.org.il/  A webzine completely written and designed by Jewish teens from around the world. There are teen profiles, poetry, an advice column, an art gallery and more.

 
   
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