Pluralistic organization, open to any Jewish teen in high school. Focuses on leadership and engaging teens in Jewish experiences.
Teen ProgramsMost JCCs and congregations have programs for youth and teens. Check the Congregations heading under Religious Life and the JCC heading under Agencies & Organizations.
Dedicated youth connect with other teens in community action, caring community and Jewish social justice values, to make a difference in their communities.
An 18-month experience for Jewish high school sophomores and juniors with a strong interest in Jewish spirituality, concern for the environment, a background in Jewish learning and a commitment to personal growth.
Fun, social atmosphere brings cool Jewish advisors to public schools. Programs for all types of Jewish teenagers strengthen their Jewish identity and connection to Israel.
Programming for hundreds of local teens from diverse Jewish backgrounds; includes weekly learning, monthly social events, free summer programs, and much more.
Provides URJ-affiliated high school youth with leadership training, social-action opportunities, social activities, Israel trips and weekend retreats on local, regional and national level.
Programs for girls, boys, and trans and nonbinary teens; use Jewish teachings and gender lens helping teens explore what they care about most: body image, social and academic pressure, friendship and sexuality.
Provides teens in grades 8-12 with programs and leadership opportunities. Meetings offer Jewish teens opportunities to engage in discussions about Jewish ethical topics as they relate to teens and teen life.
Providing teens the opportunity to mentor and provide friendship to a child/teen with special needs, gaining empathy and leadership skills while learning about the importance of community.
Teen's place to learn about Israel, understand context of today’s headlines and make friends for life. Be proud and articulate Zionism.
Fellowship for 11th graders focused on community, Jewish identity, Israel engagement, and leadership development. Includes workshops, retreats, hosting an Israeli teen and an Israel seminar.
Recognizes 15 Jewish teens for exceptional community service and outstanding leadership in repairing the world with $36,000 scholarship each. Nominations/applications open in the fall.
JVS helps youth in San Francisco ages 14-24 transform their lives by building skills through paid job experience.
Jewish Teen Foundation provides teens with the skills and experience to make the world a better place.
Program offers teens and pre-teens Jewish service learning and leadership skills including internships, training, volunteer opportunities, college and career preparation workshops and more.