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Archive for January, 2016

Focus on Youth and Teen Mental Health

Posted on January 20th, 2016

Focus on Youth and Teen Mental Health

This month’s ARJEachshav special focus is the topic of our Yom Iyun: Teen and Youth Mental Health

After the Fall – We Have to Be Teenagers First

Posted on January 20th, 2016

After the Fall – We Have to Be Teenagers First

Lily’s mom pleaded with me, “Why can’t I just tell her it isn’t worth playing the popularity game? Why can’t she just believe me and avoid all the pain and disappointment?”

Love Your Neighbor: Love Yourself

Posted on January 20th, 2016

Love Your Neighbor: Love Yourself

How is the “golden rule” a text that speaks to teen mental health?

Teens: Trauma or Drama?

Posted on January 20th, 2016

Teens: Trauma or Drama?

The teenage years are full of sturm and drang. But how much of this is trauma, and how much is drama?

Well-Meaning Mistakes

Posted on January 20th, 2016

Well-Meaning Mistakes

One of our Reform Jewish college students offers her take on how to help young people when they’re hurting.

The New Age Addict

Posted on January 20th, 2016

The New Age Addict

Today, the stereotypical addict looks like this: graduated high school with a good GPA, has parents who adore them and would give them the world 10 times over, feel tremendous pressures to achieve and please, and whose purpose has been defined by the schools system.

Lessons from a Unitarian Universalist Minister and 3 Rabbis

Posted on January 20th, 2016

Lessons from a Unitarian Universalist Minister and 3 Rabbis

“Want what you have.
Do what you can.
Be who you are.”
How do these words of Reverend Forrest Church impact our ARJE President?

Bergman Jewish Educators Seminar – Jerusalem, Israel

Posted on January 20th, 2016

Bergman Jewish Educators Seminar – Jerusalem, Israel

ARJE members are encouraged to consider enrolling in The Bergman Seminar for Progressive Jewish Educators at the Anita Saltz Center of the World Union for Progressive Judaism in Jerusalem, July 14-24, 2016