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Homeless Care Packages

A simple project for home or the classroom for creating Homeless Care Packages. Click here for instructions.

 
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Poverty Lesson Plan for Teens

This poverty lesson was used for an 8th grade Confirmation Class at Temple Etz Chaim.  Using photos, music, and facts, students explored concepts related to poverty and homelessness as a motivation to encourage them to find ways that they can […]

 
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Clothe the Naked Winter Clothing Drive Lesson Plan

A lesson plan by Temple Etz Chaim‘s 8th Grade Confirmation class to help students experience what it means to clothe the naked by running a winter clothing drive for Casa Pacifica.  Please click here to view the lesson plan.

 
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Empowerment Lesson Plan

A series of lessons/activities for exploring the definition of “empowerment.” Activities build upon one another, and can be done over a series of meetings or as an intensive. Applicable for the classroom, camp, youth group, or any educational setting. Participants […]

 
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Service Learning as “Problem Solving:” Tikkun Olam at Brawerman East

             At Brawerman Elementary School East of Wilshire Boulevard Temple, we empower our young (Kindergarten through 2nd grade) students to find solutions to big problems during our weekly, all-school problem-solving time. This year, we began by introducing two major issues: […]

 
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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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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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