The sun sets over a mountain range with a cotton candy-colored sky. A row of tents and trees sit in the darkened foreground.

Words From the Wilderness | Entry #1

A Letter From Our Director Dear BaMidbar Community, Yesterday we welcomed students to the ranch for our summer wilderness therapy program. These students are embarking on a 40-day journey into the wilderness, a journey of self-discovery,…

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Creating Resilience through Ritual

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…

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Coloring and Coping

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…

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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…

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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…

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