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BJE Impact: Jewish Service Learning

For updates on  BJE Impact and BJE Teen Service Corps, as well as other service learning opportunities, please contact Michal Kress

BJE Impact: The Center for Jewish Service Learning seeks to inspire Jewish youth to “Learn. Act. Reflect. IMPACT.” Our goal is for youth to engage in meaningful service opportunities that combine hands-on action, Jewish learning, and identity building, and we support and facilitate this through a variety of ways.

BJE Teen Service Corps "sold out"

Jun 22, 2016

BJE Teen Service Corps "sold out" its two week-long summer day camps that will engage 63 teens in community service and service learning centered on the theme, "Hunger and Poverty".  Campers volunteer their service and explore the many ways LA based organizations work to address these issues, followed by reflection activities led by Teen Service Corps educators. 

When Does Community Service Truly Become Tikkun Olam?

May 01, 2012

By Phil Liff-Grieff

We are fortunate to be living in a time when it has become increasingly fashionable to do community service. Families, teens and children are engaging in volunteer activity to help others, save the planet or otherwise make a difference in the world around them. This is, quite simply, a good thing.

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