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About JET : Resources & Programs


Resources for Teens

JET provides a variety of useful resources for Teens, including:

  • Information on jobs, social and recreational activities, sports leagues, and entrepreneurial opportunities for teens in the Greater Washington area    
  • The Annual Teen Recognition Event    
  • A Program Bank for teen leaders to get ideas for their youth group chapters (coming soon!)   
  • Israel Quest Scholarships: Each teen entering the IQ program in 1999-2000 needs to earn 18 points prior to his/her Israel Experience to qualify for a Federation/United Jewish Endowment Fund IQ grant of up to $1,000.    
  • JET Online: This website, dedicated to ... teens!

Resources for Youth Professionals

  • Leadership training sessions for youth group advisors     
  • Technical training     
  • Opportunities to work in tandem with other established groups to share resources and brainstorm new ideas

Exciting Programs for Advisors and Lay Leaders

Lay Leadership Conference
This conference will bring together board members and lay leaders from synagogues, youth groups and JCCs to discuss issues of informal education and community strategies to include more youth in Jewish activities.

Youth Advisor Training
JET offers leadership skills and a forum for networking for youth advisors, along with training seminars on planning programs, marketing techniques and crisis management.  Last year's Advisor Training dealt with "Teens at Risk."

Israel, World, and Local News
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- Check out what NCSY teens are doing to help STAMP OUT TERROR in Israel


Jewish Experiences for Teens
6101 Montrose Road
Rockville, MD 20852
Phone: 301-230-7245
Fax: 301-230-7232
JET is a Division of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington.

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