Category Archives: High School

Rabbi Drew Speaks to Temple Israel Confirmation Class

For the fifth spring in a row, Southern California Jewish Student Services‘ Rabbi Drew Kaplan spoke the other day with the confirmation class at Temple Israel of Long Beach about college life. Discussing such matters as difference in academic life … Continue reading

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Rabbi Drew Speaks at BBYO Convention

Rabbi Drew spoke at Pacific Coast Region BBYO’s annual Fraternity/Sorority Weekend on yesterday (Sunday 15 January) in Redondo Beach, addressing scores of Jewish teens.  Asked to speak on the topic of sex in Judaism, Rabbi Drew spoke first with the … Continue reading

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Rabbi Drew Speaks on College Life at Local Confirmation Class

Yesterday, Rabbi Drew spoke with Temple Israel‘s confirmation class on life in college. Speaking on both college life in general as well as specifically the Jewish experience. This was his second visit, having spoken there the year before, as well.

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Since 2004 we have been providing leadership and support for Jewish High School Clubs in Long Beach and Orange County.  Every week, Jewish clubs meet in public high schools – an alternative to evangelical and missionary groups. Part of the … Continue reading

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ADL reporting on anti-Semitism on school campuses in Socal

Here is an excerpt from ADL’s recent press release on March 5, 2008: “……The Jewish communities in Orange County and Long Beach remain the religious group most targeted for attack. Unfortunately, many of these incidents continue to occur on school … Continue reading

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Jewish Student Services co-ordinated  lectures  by renown Israel speaker Neil Lazarus at three locations November 7th.  On tour courtesy  of Stand With Us,  the LA-based international Israel advocacy group, Neil spoke three times to packed audiences. At Tarbut v Torah, … Continue reading

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JSS Helps Launch Jew Krew

Working on creating strong High School clubs has been a priority for JSS since its inception in 2004. Mr. Allen Alevy’s strong commitment to this demographic has helped to create a new Jewish student club organization in Long Beach and … Continue reading

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The New Year Ahead

JSS is committed to reaching every Jewish student with a positive Jewish experience, creating opportunities for friendships to blossom, and to learn about the importance of Israel. This coming year 5767 (2006-2007) is a year dedicated to bring home that … Continue reading

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