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BJE Teen Service Corps: Reflections on Make-A-Wish

On Thursday, July 31, 2014, the BJE Teen Service Corps met with representatives of Make-A-Wish of Greater LA to learn about their Kids for Wish Kids campaign. It was an afternoon that moved many of our campers want to make […]

 
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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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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’s Framework for Jewish Service Learning

  How do you put Service Learning into practice? BJE Impact suggests the following framework to guide implementation of Jewish Service Learning programs and experiences. Not all Service Learning experiences include ALL of these steps–remember that the three important aspects […]

 
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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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