THE GREENHOUSE SERIES

The Greenhouse Series is our most accessible program offering teens a robust year-round calendar of inspirational panels, hands-on workshops, master classes and social events. These one to three hour experiences are co-designed by teens and a diverse community of professionals and Jewish role models. Thought-provoking program themes and an emphasis on Jewish identity and storytelling underpin program creation and curation, and all events are designed to prepare teens for life beyond high school.

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IMMERSIVE DESIGN LAB

Immersive Design Labs are semester-long experiences that expose teens to the process of design-thinking, a creative problem-solving technique used to imagine solutions to address social challenges. Our Labs activate teens as critical-thinkers and social innovators, and are responsive to their intellectual curiosities and professional development needs. Design Labs are facilitated by teams of educators and subject-matter experts, and though specific content will vary, each follows a similar curriculum: define challenge; conduct research from sources including Judaism's rich scholarship; devise solutions; and, submit prototypes to The Greenhouse for review and resourcing.


TRAVEL EXPERIENCE

Experiential Travel opportunities offer teens a new way to see and experience the world, as both members of the Jewish community and humanity at-large. Teens will participate in the planning of their own trips, whether the experience be a three-day social impact challenge in the Hudson Valley or a seven-day exploration of Jewish life in communities experiencing revitalization, or that hold important political, historical or cultural significance. We also plan to re-imagine how NYC Jewish teens and their peers experience Israel. Trips will be tailored for different age groups, school schedules, and interests.

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Live Events