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Finding Relief from Anxiety Through Baking

In Fall 2021, the Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and BaMidbar launched a nine-month Mental Health and Wellness Track of the JTI Peer Leadership Fellowship. The teen fellowship cohort focused on peer engagement through…

Friendship Bracelets and Mental Health

In Fall 2021, the Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and BaMidbar launched a nine-month Mental Health and Wellness Track of the JTI Peer Leadership Fellowship. The teen fellowship cohort focused on peer engagement through…

Stress and Anxiety About Schoolwork

In Fall 2021, the Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and BaMidbar launched a nine-month Mental Health and Wellness Track of the JTI Peer Leadership Fellowship. The teen fellowship cohort focused on peer engagement through…

Meditation, Wellness and Judaism

In Fall 2021, the Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and BaMidbar launched a nine-month Mental Health and Wellness Track of the JTI Peer Leadership Fellowship. The teen fellowship cohort focused on peer engagement through…

JTI Fellows raise their hands during an activity. Text overlay reads "The JTI Mood Playlist Menu."

The JTI Mood Playlist Menu

In Fall 2021, the Jewish Teen Initiative (JTI) at Combined Jewish Philanthropies of Greater Boston and BaMidbar launched a nine-month Mental Health and Wellness Track of the JTI Peer Leadership Fellowship. The teen fellowship cohort focused on peer engagement through…

April 2022 Newsletter

May is Mental Health Awareness Month! Throughout the month, BaMidbar is partnering with many communities and organizations across the country focusing on mental health literacy, experiential education as a tool for social and emotional learning, Jewish perspectives on mental health…

Mental Health, Jewish Camp, and the Four Children

by Adam Karp & Rachel Anszelowicz Wise, wicked, simple, or silent? As a child, every year at Passover, we recall wondering, “Which one am I?” and “How do others see me?” As an adult, we understand that the framework of…

What’s New at BaMidbar – March 2022 Newsletter

Upcoming In-Person Retreats for Youth Professionals Are you looking to expand your skills as an educator and actively support your students in building mental health and wellness? Join BaMidbar for Mental, Emotional, and Social Health for Experiential Educators (MESH-EE) as…

Upcoming Retreats for Youth Professionals

Mental, Emotional, and Social Health for Experiential Educators (MESH-EE) Are you looking to expand your skills as an educator and actively support your students in building mental health and wellness? Join BaMidbar as we return to in-person immersive learning this…