Jewish Teen Engagement Opportunities

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September 2019

Sunday, September 22, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

RTI: Meeting

The Research Training Internship, ran in partnership with DePaul University, is a feminist research internship for teen girls and non-binary teens. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details for next year’s internship. You can see examples of our past research here: https://www.juf.org/teens/RTI_Research.aspx.


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820


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Sunday, September 22, 2019 6:00 PM - 8:00 PM

Voices 101: Opening Family Dinner

Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation is a philanthropic board for Chicago area Jewish high school students. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details about next year’s board. You can find more information about this program here: https://www.juf.org/teens/Voices_About.aspx.


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820


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October 2019

Sunday, October 6, 2019 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

RTI: Meeting

The Research Training Internship, ran in partnership with DePaul University, is a feminist research internship for teen girls and non-binary teens. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details for next year’s internship. You can see examples of our past research here: https://www.juf.org/teens/RTI_Research.aspx.

Location:
30 S Wells
Chicago IL, 60606


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820


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Sunday, October 6, 2019 2:00 PM - 6:00 PM

Diller Teen Fellows Workshop

Diller Teen Fellows is a prestigious yearlong fellowship for high school students interested in exploring topics in leadership, Jewish identity, social justice, and Israel. The Diller program operates in 32 communities in North America, South Africa, Australia, South America, Europe, and Israel with the goal of developing future generations of active, effective leaders with strong Jewish identities, commitment to the Jewish people, respect for pluralism, and love of Israel. Chicago launched its first cohort in 2013 in partnership with JUF's Partnership Together region in Israel: Kiryat Gat, Lachish, and Shafir.

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time


Contact:
Shiran Posner
shiranposner@juf.org
312-357-6252


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Sunday, October 6, 2019 3:00 PM - 5:30 PM

Voices 101: Mission States and Committee Formation

Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation is a philanthropic board for Chicago area Jewish high school students. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details about next year’s board. You can find more information about this program here: https://www.juf.org/teens/Voices_About.aspx.


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820


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Wednesday, October 16, 2019

CHUSY Sushi in Sukkah Regional Lounge Night

Contact Daniel Warshawsky at dwarshawsky@uscj.org to learn more!


Contact:
Daniel Warshawsky
dwarshawsky@uscj.org
847-714-9130



Sunday, October 20, 2019 3:00 PM - 4:00 PM

Pizza in the Hut!

Make your own pizza in the sukkah! Open for teens between 8th-12th grade. Teens can sign up at CteenNorthbrook.com. For questions, they can contact Rabbi Shua at 847.564.8770 #2 or RabbiShua@ChabadNorthbrook.com.

Grade Level: 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com
847-564-8770


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Sunday, October 27, 2019

Hebrew in the High Monthly Ambassador Meeting

The Hebrew in the High Ambassadorship is an opportunity for 10th-12th graders who study Hebrew in their Public High Schools to feel more ownership over their experience, and to increase the level of meaning out of their classes. To learn more, please contact Sam Grobart at samuelgrobart@juf.org.

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Sam Grobart
samuelgrobart@juf.org
312-357-4982



Sunday, October 27, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 10/27/2019 - 2/16/2020)

CTeen U: College Credit Teen Course

Earn college credits in high school! For students in grades 10-12. CTeen U's engaging curriculum on the tenets of Judaism cultivate a strong sense of purpose, Jewish identify, and global responsibility. No affiliation needed. Contact Rabbi Shua Greenspan at rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com to learn more!

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com
847-564-8770


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Sunday, October 27, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

RTI: Meeting

The Research Training Internship, ran in partnership with DePaul University, is a feminist research internship for teen girls and non-binary teens. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details for next year’s internship. You can see examples of our past research here: https://www.juf.org/teens/RTI_Research.aspx.


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820


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November 2019

Friday, November 1, 2019 - Sunday, November 3, 2019

Voices 101: Jewish Teen Foundation Network Regional Gathering

Voices: The Chicago Jewish Teen Foundation is a philanthropic board for Chicago area Jewish high school students. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details about next year’s board. You can find more information about this program here: https://www.juf.org/teens/Voices_About.aspx.


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820



Sunday, November 3, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 10/27/2019 - 2/16/2020)

CTeen U: College Credit Teen Course

Earn college credits in high school! For students in grades 10-12. CTeen U's engaging curriculum on the tenets of Judaism cultivate a strong sense of purpose, Jewish identify, and global responsibility. No affiliation needed. Contact Rabbi Shua Greenspan at rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com to learn more!

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com
847-564-8770


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Sunday, November 3, 2019 4:00 PM - 6:30 PM

RTI: Meeting

The Research Training Internship, ran in partnership with DePaul University, is a feminist research internship for teen girls and non-binary teens. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details for next year’s internship. You can see examples of our past research here: https://www.juf.org/teens/RTI_Research.aspx.


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820


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Sunday, November 3, 2019

No Shame on U 5th Annual Event

We hope to see you at No Shame On U’s upcoming 5th annual event featuring Sean Astin. Son of Academy Award winning actress Patty Duke and acclaimed actor Sean Astin. Sean Astin is an American film actor, director, voice artist and producer, best known for his film roles as Samwise Gamgee in the Lord of the Rings trilogy, Mikey Walsh in The Goonies, the title character of Rudy, and Bob Newby in Netflix’s hit series, Stranger Things 2. Astin is a vocal advocate for literacy, mental health awareness, bi-polar disorder, and other issues.

The event will take place on Sunday night, November 3rd, at the Holiday Inn North Shore Skokie. The evening will include an ICJA teen sharing his own mental health journey, including residential treatment.

We have a student price of $25.


Location:
5300 W Touhy Ave
Skokie IL, 60077


Contact:
Miriam Ament
miriam@noshameonu.org
773-398-8488


Invitation

Friday, November 8, 2019 - Sunday, November 10, 2019

Keshet LGBTQ and Ally Teen Trans Shabbaton

Are you LGBTQ, Jewish, and in grades 8-12? Interested in spending Shabbat with other LGBTQ and ally Jewish teens from around the country? Join Keshet at their LGBTQ and Ally Teen Shabbatonim! Registration for our Women and Girls Shabbaton (May 31-June 2, Middleboro, MA), Leadership Intensive Shabbaton (Sept 6-8, Clayton, GA), and Trans Shabbaton (Nov 8-10, Saratoga, CA) are still open. Questions? Email youth@keshetonline.org.


Contact:
Keshet
youth@keshetonline.org
000-000-0000


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Friday, November 8, 2019 - Sunday, November 10, 2019

CHUSYfest

Contact Daniel Warshawsky at dwarshawsky@uscj.org

Location:
S1301 Clara Ave
Lake Delton WI, 53940


Contact:
Daniel Warshawsky
dwarshawsky@uscj.org
847-714-9130



Friday, November 8, 2019 - Sunday, November 10, 2019

CTeen Regional Shabbaton

Contact Rabbi Shua Greenspan to learn more!


Contact:
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com
847-564-8770


Register Online

Friday, November 8, 2019 - Sunday, November 10, 2019

BBYO GMR Fall Convention

Contact Doug Winkelstein at dwinkelstein@bbyo.org to learn more.

Location:
W 1741, Co Rd J
Mukwonago WI, 53149


Contact:
Doug Winkelstein
dwinkelstein@bbyo.org
000-000-0000



Sunday, November 10, 2019

Hebrew in the High Monthly Ambassador Meeting

The Hebrew in the High Ambassadorship is an opportunity for 10th-12th graders who study Hebrew in their Public High Schools to feel more ownership over their experience, and to increase the level of meaning out of their classes. To learn more, please contact Sam Grobart at samuelgrobart@juf.org.

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Sam Grobart
samuelgrobart@juf.org
312-357-4982



Sunday, November 10, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 10/27/2019 - 2/16/2020)

CTeen U: College Credit Teen Course

Earn college credits in high school! For students in grades 10-12. CTeen U's engaging curriculum on the tenets of Judaism cultivate a strong sense of purpose, Jewish identify, and global responsibility. No affiliation needed. Contact Rabbi Shua Greenspan at rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com to learn more!

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com
847-564-8770


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Monday, November 11, 2019

Diller Teen Fellows Cohort Bonding Workshop

Diller Teen Fellows is a prestigious yearlong fellowship for high school students interested in exploring topics in leadership, Jewish identity, social justice, and Israel. The Diller program operates in 32 communities in North America, South Africa, Australia, South America, Europe, and Israel with the goal of developing future generations of active, effective leaders with strong Jewish identities, commitment to the Jewish people, respect for pluralism, and love of Israel. Chicago launched its first cohort in 2013 in partnership with JUF's Partnership Together region in Israel: Kiryat Gat, Lachish, and Shafir.

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade

Meeting Frequency: One time


Contact:
Shiran Posner
shiranposner@juf.org
312-357-6252



Friday, November 15, 2019 - Sunday, November 17, 2019

Diller Teen Fellows Jewish Identity Shabbaton

Diller Teen Fellows is a prestigious yearlong fellowship for high school students interested in exploring topics in leadership, Jewish identity, social justice, and Israel. The Diller program operates in 32 communities in North America, South Africa, Australia, South America, Europe, and Israel with the goal of developing future generations of active, effective leaders with strong Jewish identities, commitment to the Jewish people, respect for pluralism, and love of Israel. Chicago launched its first cohort in 2013 in partnership with JUF's Partnership Together region in Israel: Kiryat Gat, Lachish, and Shafir.

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade


Contact:
Shiran Posner
shiranposner@juf.org
312-357-6252



Sunday, November 17, 2019 11:30 AM - 2:00 PM

RTI: Meeting

The Research Training Internship, ran in partnership with DePaul University, is a feminist research internship for teen girls and non-binary teens. This cohort program is closed for the year, but you can contact Beckee Birger (rebeccabirger@juf.org) for details for next year’s internship. You can see examples of our past research here: https://www.juf.org/teens/RTI_Research.aspx.


Contact:
Rebecca Birger
rebeccabirger@juf.org
312-444-2820


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Sunday, November 17, 2019 2:00 PM - 3:00 PM

(Recurring Weekly on Sunday, between 10/27/2019 - 2/16/2020)

CTeen U: College Credit Teen Course

Earn college credits in high school! For students in grades 10-12. CTeen U's engaging curriculum on the tenets of Judaism cultivate a strong sense of purpose, Jewish identify, and global responsibility. No affiliation needed. Contact Rabbi Shua Greenspan at rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com to learn more!

Grade Level: 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com
847-564-8770


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Sunday, November 17, 2019 6:00 PM - 7:30 PM

CTeen Northbrook Laser Tag

Contact Rabbi Shua Greenspan at rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com to learn more.

Grade Level: 8th Grade, 9th Grade, 10th Grade, 11th Grade, 12th Grade


Contact:
Rabbi Shua Greenspan
rabbishua@chabadnorthbrook.com
847-564-8770


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