Teen Learning Community
for 8th-12th graders
Join us for exciting and innovative teen programming!
diverse learning opportunities
action and direct service projects
relationship building community programs
New in 2018-2019:
Teen Quest
Tuesdays, 6:45-7:45 p.m., weekly. $118/trimester elective series or $325/full year, pizza dinner included.

Learning-focused electives taught by talented faculty including Rabbi Brusso, Robin Wald, Loen Amer, and more!
Click here for calendar and course descriptions , including Jewish Magic and Mysticism with Robin Wald, Soul Food with Guy Amdur , Friend and Enemy with Rabbi Brusso, and more!

Teen Quest is included in Nosh and Drash, or teens can opt to participate in only the Teen Quest of their choice. Teen Quest choices will change each trimester. Includes pizza dinner.
Nosh and Drash
Tuesdays, 6:00 p.m., weekly. First session Tuesday, October 9. $500/full year.

Safe space discussion with Robin Wald.
Drash with the Rabbi: Next Steps
Thursdays, 6:15-7:15 p.m., monthly, in Rabbi Brusso's home. First session Thursday, October 11. $200/full year.

College preparation and discussion with the rabbi. Open only to 11th and 12th graders.
Space for this program is limited, and requires an application , which was due Monday, August 20 .

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. Priority placement given to applications submitted by the August 20 deadline.
High Holy Day Madrichim
Rosh Hashanah, Monday, September 10 and Tuesday, September 11 and Yom Kippur, Wednesday, September 19, 10:30 a.m. - 12:45 p.m.

Teens in 8th-12th grade are invited to volunteer as madrichim (teacher's helpers), being role models and creating a positive environment in our High Holy Day programs for children. Sign up in advance is required.
Habitat for Humanity in Memory of 9/11
with J-Teen Leadership
Sunday, September 23, morning. Details and fee TBA.

We are proud to be partnering with our friends at J-Teen Leadership again to build in honor of those who lost their lives in the September 11th attacks. This program is open only to teens in 9th-12th grade, will require advance registration, and will have a hard maximum of participants, as the event is at a worksite.
More information to come!
Midnight Run
Sunday, November 11, 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. 
Westchester Jewish Basketball League
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 .
More information to come!
TLC Sushi in the Sukkah
Wednesday, September 26, 6:00 - 7:00 p.m., $10 charge for dinner (FREE to paid Youth Group Members and Nosh participants).

Join us for sushi, bubble tea, pizza, and an fun under the stars!
No RSVP required.
Better Together
Sundays, 11:15 a.m - 12:45 p.m., approximately every other month. First session is Sunday, October 14. $118/full year.

Intergenerational mentorship, which encourages meaningful relationships between teens and older adults in our congregation, led by Robin Wald and Loen Amer.
After two years of grant funding, we are excited to continue this successful program at a low cost to our teens' families.

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. First session for most groups will be Sunday, October 14. $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.
TLC Apple Picking
Sunday, October 21, 11:30 - 12:30 p.m., at Stuart's Fruit Farm in Granite Springs. Fee TBA.

Save the date for fall fun and autumn bounty with your Bet Torah friends.
More information to come!