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Navigating Parenthood: Project Launch

March 1, 2023 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm


Calling all parents of older teens!

JumpSpark, Atlanta’s Jewish teen initiative, wants to help you support your children through the transition from high school to college, gap year, and beyond. On March 1st from 7 – 9 pm at The Weber School, parents will have the opportunity to participate in breakout sessions led by experts in the field of emotional well-being, affording college, Jewish engagement, and the benefits of taking a gap year in Israel. In addition, you’ll have the opportunity to connect with veteran college parents who can help guide you through this transition. You’ll leave with resources that will support you and your student. This event is in partnership with Hillels of Georgia and JF&CS Atlanta.

Breakout Session Experts:
Emotional Well-Being: Rivkah Muller, MFT, & Cari Newman, JF&CS 
Affording College: Cathy Miller, Chief Operating Officer & Sandra Bass, Director of Loan Program, JELF 
Jewish Engagement in College: Valerie Chambers, KSU Hillel & Jeremy Lichtig, UGA Hillel 
Benefits of taking a Gap Year in Israel: Michal Ilai, Gap Year Concierge, Weber Israel Programs Director


Light bites and wine will be served. For more information contact Amy Fox at or (404) 862-0860.

Host Committee
Lauren Abes | Rachael and Jay Abt | Mara and Justin Berman | Stephanie and Marc Effron | Beth and Jared Friedman | Robin and Darrin Friedrich | Lee and Ira Graiser | Tracey and Sammy Grant | Keri and Keith Greenwald | Marla and Jeffrey Grossman | Sheri and Craig Kornblum | Rebecca and Brad Levenberg | Betsy and Michael Levy | Jodi and Shon Mekyten | Eileen and David Price | Laine and Greg Posel | Jennifer Tourial and Ryan Schneider | Tracy and Brian Seitz | Lisa Bernstein and Jay Silverman | Randi and Billy Steuer | Kim and Jonathan Swartz | Lisa and Evan Taporek | Michelle and Rick Young |Julie and Ken Zeff 

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March 1, 2023
7:00 pm - 9:00 pm
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The Weber School
6751 Roswell Rd NE
Atlanta, GA 30328 United States
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