10th Grade, Colleen Bryant, Art and Photography Teacher
Robert M. Beren Academy is a Modern Orthodox day school that adheres to standards of academic excellence and exemplary moral conduct as it prepares its students to become self-confident, compassionate, practicing Jews as well as committed citizens and life-long learners.
8th Grade, Jessielyn Kreitzer, Teacher
Congregation Beth Israel is a Reform Jewish Congregation in Scottsdale, Arizona, serving over 800 families and the larger community. Ma’ayan (well-spring) is Congregation Beth Israel’s young adult education program for 8th-12th graders where students continue their life-long Jewish learning as they develop their Jewish identities through a variety of innovative programs, lessons, and experiences.
7th Grade, Irit Alkalay, Hebrew Teacher
Solomon Schechter Day School of Metropolitan Chicago is an independent Jewish day school where a unique combination of General and Judaic Studies imparts a deeply-rooted values system enabling critical thinkers to thrive.
7th Grade, Jennifer Weisbord, Photography Instructor, Ellen Alt, Artist in Residence
Park Avenue Synagogue’s Congregational school engages 7th graders to study their Jewish Identity through photography. The class meets once a week and culminates in a photo exhibition with a theme the students help create.