Teen Resources

Rose Youth Foundation

What if someone gave you $60,000 and said “Take this money and use it to make our Jewish community a better place.” What would you do? You could be part of a group of 23 Jewish teens answering this question. Interested Denver and Boulder Jewish 10th, 11th, and 12th graders can apply to be part of Rose Youth Foundation. Become a philanthropist. Make a difference. Visit to learn more. 

Bronfman Youth Fellowships in Israel
THE BRONFMAN YOUTH FELLOWSHIPS IN ISRAEL educates and inspires exceptional young Jews from diverse backgrounds to become active participants in Jewish culture throughout their lives, and to contribute their talents and vision to the Jewish community and to the world at large. The alumni network focuses on promoting the following values: Jewish learning, pluralism, engagement with Israel, and social responsibility.

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Jewish Farm School
The Jewish Farm School is an environmental education organization whose mission is to practice and promote sustainable agriculture and to support food systems rooted in justice and Jewish traditions.
Aspirations of the Jewish Farm School are driven by the traditions of using food as a tool for social justice and spiritual mindfulness. Through our programs, we address the injustices embedded in today’s mainstream food systems and work to create greater access to sustainably grown foods, produced from a consciousness of both ecological and social well being.
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The American Jewish Society for Service
The American Jewish Society for Service links social conscience to Jewish consciousness, engaging teenagers in acts of tikkun olam—repairing the world—one house, one park, one community center at a time.
The mission of the AJSS is to build Jewish leaders. Our summer program inspires teens to put their Jewish values into action as they provide significant service to communities in need in communities all across the United States.
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The Martin Buber Summer Youth Kibbutz
Participants will experience kibbutz-style cooperative living while learning about Jewish social philosophy, Jewish environmental ethics, conflict-resolution, and working on an organic farm.

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Etgar 36
America is the journey and destination of any Etgar 36 journey. Etgar 36 is a cross country summer journey in which you experience the sites, sounds, culture, food, and people of each city. You will learn about the American history that shapes us, our Jewish heritage that binds us, the issues that confront us and how the political process impacts us.

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Great Jewish Books Summer Program

The Great Jewish Books Summer Program brings together a select group of rising high school juniors and seniors to read, discuss, argue about, and fall in love with powerful and enduring works of modern Jewish literature. Participants study with professors, meet contemporary authors, and connect with other teens from across the country.

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