Teen Learning Community for 8th-12th graders
Join us for exciting and innovative teen programming!
At TLC, teens in 8th-12th grade explore their rich Jewish heritage and challenging modern lives through a variety of learning and community building programs. We offer teens flexible scheduling and ownership of their own education, ways to KNOW, BELONG, and DO.
Bet Torah values life-long learning, and provides opportunities for many different types of learning to engage our young adults.
Tuesdays, 6:00-7:45 p.m., weekly. First session Tuesday, September 17. $500/full year.
Safe space discussion with Robin Wald.
Thursdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m., monthly, in Rabbi Brusso's home. First session Thursday, October 11. $200/full year.
Teens have opportunities to build a peer community, and to as well as make an impact on the wider synagogue community.
Sunday, September 8, 11:00 a.m. - 6:00 p.m. $40 for ticket and transport, (food not included; Citi Field has many exciting kosher options we can visit)
Join us and our friends from Beth El New Rochelle for a day at the ballpark!
Bus will leave from Bet Torah at 11:00 a.m., and we'll get back around 6:00 p.m. Food is not included so teens can buy peanuts, crackerjacks, or even kosher hot dogs (while with Bet Torah, teens are expected to observe our dietary restrictions.)
TLC Sushi in the Sukkah
Wednesday, October 16, 6:00 - 7:30 p.m., $10 charge for dinner (FREE to paid Youth Group Members and Nosh participants).
Join us for sushi, pizza, and fun under the canopy of the Bet Torah sukkah!
First session Sunday, November 17, 11:15 a.m. - 12:45 p.m. $60/full year of five gatherings.
Intergenerational mentorship, which encourages meaningful relationships between teens and older adults in our congregation, led by Robin Wald and Loen Amer.
Events approximately monthly, learn about Youth Group dues.
Youth group for all Jewish teens where young people meet Jewish teens from other congregations, and experience the joys of Judaism beyond the classroom and home.
Rosh Hodesh and Shevet, powered by Moving Traditions
Sunday evenings, monthly, in homes. $200/full year ($275 for non-congregants).
Small group experiences for young women, young men, and online for non-binary teens, that encourage self-discovery, promote self-confidence and strengthen connections with other teens and the broader Jewish community, all with the guidance of a trained mentor.
Bet Torah teens improve our community and our world through leadership, action, and direct service, showing a commitment to tikkun olam (repairing the broken world).
Space for this program is limited, and requires an application due by Shabbat, Friday, June 14.
Teacher assistants and teen role models in the Kulanu Learning Program.
Please note that teen participation and placement will be determined based on a combination of factors, including teen requests, teacher requests, classroom needs, and scheduling.
Sunday, November 10, evening, until Monday morning.
Open only to teens 14+. You must attend an orientation, dates TBA. You will be able to save your spot on the Run by signing up to attend an orientation.
Season starts after Thanksgiving, playoffs after Presidents’ Week.
Recreational, co-ed league open to 5th-12th graders of all genders. If you would like to start a team for your child's age group, please email Loen.
Loen Amer, Director of Youth Engagement