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Blog: Think Action

What’s the opposite of apathy?

At BJE Impact we know the power of passionate youth willing to take action. We see evidence of this every day through our work with teens and with educational programs that seek to integrate community service and social action with […]

 
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Answering the Question, “What’s YOUR Impact?”

Each summer, I have the great privilege of leading the BJE Teen Service Corps, a summer day camp for entering middle and high school students. During the course of the Teen Service Corps, we experience the BJE Impact motto: Learn. […]

 
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The Power of Apathy

“I will make it happen!” vs. “What difference will it make?” Here at BJE Impact, we believe that each person has the power to make a difference–through raising your voice for what you believe in, taking action, volunteering for a […]

 
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Opening My Heart Through Service Learning

Not only do I feel it is my obligation as a Jew to serve others in need, but I feel that it is my obligation as a human being to open my heart to others. My passion for service learning […]

 
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Why Reflection?

  “We don’t learn from experience. We learn from reflection on experience.”–John Dewey Why is reflection such a critical component of Service Learning? As educational philosopher John Dewey indicates, reflection is the process that allows us to make meaning of […]

 
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WHY Service Learning?

What are the benefits of Jewish Service Learning? Research shows that when teens engage in effective Jewish Service Learning experiences, they gain in self-confidence and self-worth, academic achievement, Jewish identity, Jewish and community citizenship, and character. Interested in some of […]

 
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BJE Impact is a place to find volunteer opportunities for Jewish teens in Los Angeles and surrounding areas. We connect Jewish teens with volunteer opportunities and Jewish service learning resources. Teens can find volunteer opportunities, fulfill community service hours, explore Bar Mitzvah Projects and Bat Mitzvah Project in the L.A. area. Jewish Educators can find relevant Jewish lessons and Jewish values that connect to the various volunteer opportunities and/or service categories.

areas served:

Los Angeles, West LA, San Fernando Valley, South Bay, Beverly Hills, Sherman Oaks, Tarzana, Encino, Studio City, Hollywood, North Hollywood, West Hollywood, Woodland Hills, Calabasas, Agoura Hills, Westlake, Ventura, Santa Monica, Venice, Downtown LA.

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