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Teens & Young Adults | Community

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Teens & Young Adult

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Jewish Student Union brings Jewish learning and pride to public high schools

“I made space for Judaism in my life because of Jewish Student Union.”

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Moishe House

Toco Hills Moishe House opens doors of engagement for young Jews

“It was kind of jolting to discover that I would need to make an effort to bring meaningful Jewish experiences back into my life.”

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Hillels of Georgia expands internship and fellowship programs

Learn how Hillels of Georiga helps to build Jewish futures.

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Meet teenage philanthropist, Raina Grosswald

My first time giving tzedakah (charitable giving) was at the age of six. My grandma, Susan Arnovitz, who I called “Mimi,” started a fund so that each of her grandkids could pick a charity and make a donation.

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LEADS Leads Young Jews to Lasting Friendships

“I probably wouldn’t have met my wife Galina if it wasn’t for our Jewish community.”

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Funding Big Ideas

This year’s Jewish Continuity Innovation Fund winners.

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 A big Jewish idea: Atlanta Jewish Teen Initiative launches

Beth Brown wants her kids to have the Jewish experiences she loved growing up

Allie Goldring is a teen volunteer for people with disabilities

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A family makes the MJCCA central to their lives

“I wish I could bottle the magic!”

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Atlanta Jewish Music Festival took me to a new level of engagement

Back in 1995, when I was the drummer in a rock band called Soup, my bass player was raving about Atlanta — cheap apartments with pools and great weather! So we moved the band down south.

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Dexter Caffey finds meaning as a Federation volunteer

Mentored by his Jewish orthodontist, Dexter embraces the Jewish values he learned by giving back.

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Four generations of donors give back through Federation

“My family’s history, on both sides, is the driving factor in why I support Federation.”

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MACoM: Atlanta’s mikvah for everyone

“I love the way MACoM provides a safe, welcoming, and inclusive space for all members of the Jewish community to find spiritual meaning, healing, and renewal.”

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My interfaith journey

Ever since we started talking about spending our lives together, we considered being an interfaith household.

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I’m a Reform Jew from Houston who had a bar mitzvah, but never put Judaism at the forefront. Antoinette is a Hispanic Catholic from San Antonio, and faith is the organizing principle of her life.

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Values learned as a child still drive Shirley Brickman’s generosity

Building social networks and doing good

David Golden loves the wide reach of Federation

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