Children & Youth

The SABABA Graduates of 2020

Introduction by Sally Jo Bronner

The high school graduates of 2020 have missed out on milestones and rites of passage teenagers look forward to in their senior year due to the public health crisis. SABABA graduates, however, also missed out on participating in the March of the Living, a lea…

Local Teen Among Recipients of National Award for Effecting Social Change

By Adam Grobman

Max Astrachan, a local Jewish teen and Sababa student, is among 15 teen leaders announced as recipients of the Diller Teen Tikkun Olam Awards.

Presented by the Hellen Diller Family Foundation, the award recognizes teens working across the globe to address urgent issues, fro…

The Meatball: Publication Shares News and Culture of Area Jewish Youth

by Mary Klaus

Six years after teenager Adiv Lift lost his life in a deadly car crash, a local Jewish youth group newspaper, named after something he loved, is thriving.

The Meatball, the quarterly publication of the Harrisburg chapter of Aleph Zadik Aleph, keeps the 37 members of the Harri…

Brought Together by Cooking

By Sophia Shienvold

Cooking has always been a huge part of my family’s life. Between my great-grandma, grandma, and mom, my family has tons of different ways to make the staples of Jewish culture. My great-grandmother passed away when I was young, so I didn’t get much time in the kitche…

Brenner Family ELC Expands Space, Learning Opportunities

By Macy Deskiewicz and Susan Strickland

The Pre-K class has undergone some major changes this year and we could not be more excited.

Last June, construction began to create our fantastic new classroom. By September, we were ready to start our official first day of school in our new space o…