TLC programs in 2020-21 will begin the year as a hybrid model of in-person and remoteRead more about Kulanu/TLC Health Protocols.

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TLC is all the ways Bet Torah engages our 8th-12th graders.

We invite teens in 8th-12th grade to explore their rich Jewish heritage and challenging modern lives through a variety of learning and community-building programs.

Join us for exciting and innovative teen programming!

Upcoming Events

The Legacy of Ruth Bader Ginsburg

A TLC Discussion with Rabbi Brusso on Zoom
Monday, October 26, 6:00 p.m. – Add to calendar.
Open to teens in 8th-12th grade and college-aged alumni
Note: this is not an in-person program.

Midnight Run

Monday, November 10 – Add to calendar.
Save the date for a 2020-style version of our Midnight Run! We won’t be going into NYC, but we will be working to help the homeless!

KNOW

New in 2020-2021! Pilot Program

Jewish Learning Fellowship

Wednesdays, January 6, 13, 20, and 27, and February 3 and 10, 6:15-7:15 p.m. $125/six weekly courses. 

Intellectual discussion of important topics in Jewish life with your Bet Torah peers and an academically-minded adult mentor.

Nosh and Drash

Tuesdays, weekly. $500/full year.

Safe space discussion with Robin Wald.

Drash with the Rabbi: Next Steps

Thursdays, 6:15 – 7:00 p.m., monthly. $200/full year.

College preparation and discussion with the rabbi. Open only to 11th and 12th graders.

DO

Leadership Training Cohort

New schedule for 2020-2021! Mondays, 6:00 – 7:30 p.m., monthly. No fee. 

Teen leadership development program including training workshops and practical, hands-on leadership of some TLC programs.

Madrichim (Teacher Assistants)

Training workshops Sundays, 11:00 a.m., five times a year. No fee. 

Role models in the Kulanu Learning Program. Training and workshops are a key part of this program. Applications for 2020-2021 were due July 15.

New in 2020-2021! for 8th grade, only

Madrichim in Training

We are thrilled to have selected thirteen impressive Madrichim applicants in the class of 2025 for Madrichim in Training (MIT), a new program offering our 8th graders a year of preparation to help them serve as even better role models to the children in our Kulanu Learning Program.

Social Action Projects

Programs include

BELONG

Better Together

Five gatherings over the year, starting Sunday, November 15, 11:30 a.m. $60/full year of five gatherings.

Intergenerational friendship, encouraging meaningful relationships between teens and older adults in our congregation, led by Robin Wald and Loen Amer.

Rosh Hodesh and Shevet powered by Moving Traditions

Sunday evenings, monthly, for most groups. Dates and times vary by group. $200/full year ($275 for non-congregants).

Small group experiences for young women, young men, and in NYC 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.

USY

Programs occur most months. Full list of Bet Torah 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

International USY has announced introduced new virtual programs: #MyUSYfiFall (which will include METNY events) and USY’s 70th International Convention: IC EVERYWHERE.

CONTACT US

Loen Amer, Director of Experiential Learning for Children and Teens
youth@bettorah.org
914-666-7595  x139