Mitnadvim: Making the Most of Volunteerism

By Jonathan Katz

Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA), Summer 2000

The author describes his organization's program called Mitnadvim, an innovative outreach program that makes Jewish teens' interest in volunteerism a door through which they can enter the Jewish community. The program helps teens feel connected to a peer group and feel that they have accomplished something meaningful. The author discusses elements of the program that have made it successful.

Topic: Youth Engagement, Social Services, Youth Groups, Jewish Organizations

Name of Publication: Agenda: Jewish Education

Volume/Issue: Vol.13

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Genre: Other

Language: English

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Bibliographic Information:
Katz, Jonathan. Mitnadvim: Making the Most of Volunteerism. Agenda: Jewish Education. Jewish Education Service of North America (JESNA). Summer 2000:


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