YJ Teens Spring Israel Event Series

By Hannah Lane

This Spring, YJ Teens is offering several virtual and in-person programs with a specific focus on the war in Israel, being Jewish on campus, and the commemoration of upcoming Israeli holidays. Read on to find out more!

How to Talk about Israel? For 10-12th Graders

Sunday, May 5, 11 AM-12:15 PM ET on Zoom Earn 2 RootOne Voucher points by attending!

Join us on May 5th for a short virtual session where you will learn from experts at For the Sake of Argument on how to engage in meaningful “arguments” and explore how your connection with Israel can shape your post-high school journey!

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Yom HaShoah Salon with a Survivor Grades 9-12

Sunday, May 5, 6 PM ET UWS, Manhattan. Register for location.

Never has it been more important to meet and bear witness to survivors. For Yom HaShoah, come hear the testimony of holocaust survivor, Miriam (Marie Claire) Rakowski – Read her bio here

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Being Jewish on Campus

A YJ and Hillel International Collaboration Grades 11-12, and separate parent session!

Tuesday May 7, on Zoom 7-8 pm, Teen Session 8:30-9:30 pm, Parent Session

In a post 10/7 world, how do you choose the right college? If you’ve already chosen, how do you strengthen your Jewish identity in college while navigating the difficulties of campus life today? Hillel International will guide teens and parents through making the tough choices, and moving into this next chapter confidently.

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We Remember Them

A Virtual YJ Community-Wide Event Sunday, May 12, 7:30 PM ET

Join together with the Young Judaea Community for a meaningful memorial ceremony in honor of Yom HaZikaron, Israel’s Remembrance Day. We will remember, sing, and tell stories to commemorate fallen soldiers and those who have died in terror attacks.

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Interwoven Paths: Bridging Divides, Sharing Loss

A webinar featuring bereaved families of Israelis and Palestinians Grades 9-12 Sunday, May 19, 1 PM ET

As grief bounds us to each other, join us for a moving event to the hear stories of Israeli and Palestinian families who have lost family members to the conflict. This event is in partnership with Parent Circle Friends, an organization dedicated to building peace through the shared grief of parents of the fallen. Together, we recover.

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