Jewish Teens

Teen Philanthropy Movement Growing

Organizations drawing youth in by letting them control the purse strings.

06/09/2014 - 20:00
Staff Writer

Josh Satok is bringing Jewish teen philanthropy to Nova Scotia, Canada. The recent Yale University graduate was inspired to do so by a class on grant making he took at school.

Jewish teen philanthropy leaders from across North America participate in two-day meeting here.  Courtesy of Jewish Teen Funders

A Hunger To Help

Jewish, Catholic teens team up on food-for-needy project.

02/10/2014 - 19:00
Westchester Correspondent

Westchester teenagers have plenty of things to do on any given Sunday.

For about 50 Jewish and Catholic teens, sorting through bags and boxes of donated grocery items at the UJA-Federation of New York-Westchester building on Feb. 9 was the only place they wanted to be.

Alec Bader of Eastchester and Ben Goldberg of White Plains checking food for expiration dates. Dana Asher/UJA-Federation

‘Fresh Ink’ Is Back

01/09/2012 - 19:00

We are proud to announce that Fresh Ink, The Jewish Week supplement written for and by high school students, will return as an online magazine this week after a two-year hiatus. The website, Fresh Ink For Teens (, will be updated regularly, featuring essays, articles and art produced by Jewish teenagers on such themes as school, Israel, religion, politics and culture.

Email, May it Rest in Peace

Email is like a cat. I don't know if it has nine lives, but people still use this form of communication even though it's been pronounced dead many times in recent years.

The general consensus among experts in online communication is that social media is killing the medium of email. Just as companies and organizations are getting pretty good at making their email newsletters look professional, it seems that more people are rendering email as the means of communication from a bygone era (sorry!).

Is Social Media Killing Email?
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