TLPI Students Publish Mission & Vision Statement

Students in JTConnect’s Teen Leadership and Philanthropy Initiative (TLPI) have been learning about the importance of Mission, Vision and Value statements to an organization. These statements establish the long-term direction and goals that guide an organization’s daily operations. Our teens drafted their own statements that will serve as a foundation for TLPI as we continueContinue reading TLPI Students Publish Mission & Vision Statement

JTConnect Builds JCL Sukkah with Residents

A group of JTConnect teens volunteered their afternoon to build and decorate JCL’s sukkah at one of their group homes with their residents. The Jewish Association for Community Living (JCL) exists for one reason only — to help persons with a developmental disability participate in community life as independently and safely as possible. Checkout our teens inContinue reading JTConnect Builds JCL Sukkah with Residents

Term 1 Classes at JTConnect

In JTConnect’s core yearlong program, teens continue their Jewish education, exploring all aspects of Judaism in a social and learning community. Students choose from a variety of elective classes and activities over the course of the year. Led by talented educators who understand the spiritual, intellectual and emotional needs of today’s teens, classes encourage introspection,Continue reading Term 1 Classes at JTConnect

Apple Roses for Rosh Hashanah

Recipe from Eric’s activity with Hall JSU in honor of Rosh Hashanah and the month of Elul. Ingredients 2 apples (pink lady, braeburn, or honeycrisp) Juice of half a lemon 2 tablespoons brown sugar 2 tablespoons unsalted butter, melted 1/2 teaspoon ground cinnamon 1/4 teaspoon ground nutmeg 1 sheet puff pastry, thawed Flour, for dusting 3 tablespoons apricot or strawberry preserves Powdered sugar, for dusting Directions PreheatContinue reading Apple Roses for Rosh Hashanah