Congregational Resource Guide
Finding the right resources for your congregation
“Areyvut” is a term that means “mutual responsibility,” and this web resource promotes areyvut as a foundational Jewish faith value and goal with respect to youth and teenagers. The material and activities offered here encourage youth to live lives of mutual responsibility that exhibit kindness, charity, and social action or chesed, tzedakah, and tikkun olam, respectively. Programming ideas and organizational information cover a broad spectrum of ideas and activities: building relationships, family education, teen philanthropy, volunteering with Holocaust survivors, and activities for specific Jewish holidays are promoted. A blog, an e-newsletter, and videos are also offered. This web resource has something for a variety of synagogues, families, and Jewish community centers and schools for helping youth “become thoughtful, giving members of the Jewish community of tomorrow.” This web resource is not to be missed.