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Reflect: My Impact

Temple Etz Chaim USY & Casa Pacifica Teens Write Letters to Support our Troops

Temple Etz Chaim USY teens and Casa Pacifica teens work together on a monthly basis to participate in community service activities.  The program is called Kids Helping Kids.  TEC teens are paired with teens from Casa Pacifica for Service Learning […]

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What Is Reflection?

“We don’t learn from experience. We learn from reflection on experience.” –John Dewey What is Reflection? Reflection is the process that allows us to make meaning of our experiences. Without reflection, we do not unpack, process, understand, or evaluate how […]

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Reflecting on Our Winter Clothing Drive

8th grade Confirmation students at Temple Etz Chaim, planned and held a Winter Clothing Drive for residents of Casa Pacifica.  We collected over 250 clothing items for babies through adults.  Some of the thoughts that were shared by the 8th graders […]

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Congregation Or Ami’s Teens Help Others on Mitzvah Day

Congregation Or Ami‘s TKN Teens (whose name is a play on tikkun, the Hebrew word for repair) represent at Or Ami’s annual Mitzvah Day November! These teens helped facilitate the packing of 400 duffel bags, each individually packed by an Or Ami […]

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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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Camp Alonim CITs: Empowerment & Community Service

As part of BJE Impact’s Teen Service Corps summer focusing on “Empowerment,” we worked in partnership with Camp Alonim to integrate service learning into the Counselor-in-Training (CIT) experience, a leadership program for entering 11th graders. We explored this theme during a week […]

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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.

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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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