Tuesday, September 11, 2012
Teens from several Baltimore-area youth organizations made a video in response to the recent Perry Hall High School shooting. They vow to be there for those getting bullied, and offer their friendship to those who feel the need to bully.
Jewish teens from several Baltimore-area youth organizations came together to make a video, "Stand Up Against Bullying," in response to the recent Perry Hall High School shooting. The group also released its "Unified Statement on Bullying" (attached to this article), which is signed by board members of BBYO (B'nai B'rith Youth Organization), JSU (Jewish Student Union), NCSY (National Conference of Synagogue Youth) and USY (United Synagogue Youth). "To those out there that feel the pain of bullying, to you we say, it gets better. And in the moments where it seems unbearable, we will be there," the statement said. "...To those that feel the need to bully their peers, we are here for you as well."
Wednesday, February 8, 2012
Next week, Krieger Schechter Middle School students will participate in a three-day learning festival called "KSDS Olympic Games."
Leave it to Krieger Schechter to come up with a fun way for kids to learn and do service projects as well. In a jam-packed, three-day learning festival next week, Middle School students will compete, participate in and learn during the KSDS Olympic Games set for Tuesday through Thursday. Groups of Middle School students will represent 12 countries, according to a school news release. On Tuesday students will learn about their countries, create banners, cheers and presentations that they'll perform and display during an opening ceremony and parade of countries. And they'll attend sessions about the origins of the Olympics, arts, cooking, sports and culture. On Wednesday the games move to the Owings Mills Jewish Community Center where …
Tuesday, November 22, 2011
This family-friendly event is a day of volunteering throughout the Jewish communities, coordinated by the Jewish Volunteer Connection. There are numerous volunteer activities from which to choose.
December 25. It's a day of gift-giving and celebration for Christians, and also a day of giving—through volunteering—for the Jewish community. Join in the volunteer efforts Dec. 25, Community Mitzvah Day 2011, when volunteer opportunities are available throughout Baltimore, Pikesville, Owings Mills, Parkville, as well as other communities. For example, there's an extravaganza at the Weinberg Park Heights Jewish Community Center, where hundreds of volunteers will put together winter care packages for people in need. But there are dozens of other events, too. The events schedule is coordinated through the Jewish Volunteer Connection. There's knitting to do, seniors to socialize with, or meals to make and serve. Young families can head out to…