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Rosh Hodesh: Powered by Moving Traditions

Rosh Hodesh (New Month): is a values-based and experiential Jewish program for young girls that strengthens self-esteem and Jewish identity. Rosh Hodesh meets girls where they are and draws on Jewish teachings and traditions to keep girls healthy and whole—despite the aspects of popular culture that encourage risky behaviors.

ROSH HODESH GROUPS Temple Isaiah will be offering Rosh Hodesh for all 8th-12th grade girls. We will meet on Sundays every month at the Temple from 1:30pm-3:30pm. These monthly sessions will offer a supportive environment where girls can explore the social and cultural issues they
encounter—and derive their own authentic Jewish values in response to the challenges they face—while having fun.


Shevat Achim: Powered by Moving Traditions

Achim (Brotherhood) is a program for 8th-12th grade boys aimed at helping them to navigate the issues of masculinity in their lives and give them Jewish guidance, both spiritual and ethical, regarding what it means to be a mensch. More specifically the program will offer boys enjoyable activities while creating a safe space and enable boys to engage in meaningful discussion.

Temple Isaiah will be offering Achim groups for all 8th-12th grade boys. We will meet on Sundays every month at the Temple from 1:30pm -3:30 pm. These monthly sessions will offer a supportive environment where boys can explore the social and cultural issues they
encounter—and derive their own authentic Jewish values in response to the challenges they face—while having fun.


Neshama (Soul)

Neshama (Soul): is a values-based and experiential Jewish program for teenagers that strengthens self-esteem and Jewish identity.  Neshama meets tennagers where tehy aer and draws on Jewish teachings and traditions to keep teenagers healthy and whole-despite the aspects of popular culture that encourage risky behaviors.  This is a gender-neutral group.


Another Opportunity

Moving Traditions is excited to be offering a new national online group for trans, nonbinary, gender fluid and gender questioning Jewish teens in partnership with Keshet.  The group will meet once per month for approximately two hours via video conference.  To learn more visit: www.movingtraditions.org/programs/trans-nb.


Dates for 2017-2018: 

September 17, October 22, November 5, December 3, January 7, February 4, March 4, April 8


More Info & Questions

Rosh Hodesh & Achim are programs of Moving Traditions. Moving Traditions inspires women and men, boys and girls to engage more deeply with Judaism. We use gender as our framework because it shapes the way culture defines who we are and can become. For more information on Moving Traditions, got to www.movingtraditions.org.