Welcome to JFGI's Teen Hub for Virtual Learning and Fun!


Stuck at home? We are here to help you stay connected to interesting and interactive opportunities in the community. We'll be sharing currated opportunities from JFGI, greater Indianapols community partners, and organizations from around the world to help you stay connected while physcially distancing.

Greater Indy Partners: Providing something awesome you'd like to add to our list? Submit it to the Community Calendar HERE!

Show Kindness to Animals

At-Home Service Learning for May 18th - 31st

As we support our friends, family, and neighbors through this difficult time, we cannot forget about our furry friends! Jewish sensibilities call for us to nurture compassion for animals (tza’ar ba’alei chayim) and you can do so from home – even if you don’t have pets of your own.

  • All 7th - 12th grade teens welcome to join a conversation series on Israel.
    Topics will vary with Israel being the main theme.
    The first topic explored will be Israel, Global Healthcare and Covid 1...

From Around the World and DIY

Connect with Teens from Around the World

BBYO is preparing a virtual, on-Demand schedule of content for teens by teens. Tune in to learn, debate, study, laugh, connect, and so much more.

Moments of Gratitude

Take part in an international week-long, daily expressions of gratitude. As we build up to Shavuot, you are invited to take a step back from the turbulence around us and meditate on some of the shared opportunities we still have for connection as a community.

Social Action with Social Distance

From our friends at Chai Mitzvah, a great guide with some ideas for doing good, even from a distance.

Do Some Self-Care

Check out these quick spiritual activities from “Reconstructing Judaism.”

Manage Your Virus Anxiety

This site provides great self care and mental health resources to ease your anxieties while stuck at home!

Make a Game Out of It

Don't Know What to Do? Try playing this Isolation Bingo Game with friends or family and see who can get Bingo first!

For Parents

Help Locally

Volunteer with Purpose during COVID-19. We've been hearing a resounding desire from community members to find ways to help others. No one knows what to expect in the near future, but if your interested, ready and able we want to hear from you! Please fill out the form below.

Talk to Your Teen

Check out this article from Sophie Riegel, past president of Project Here.Now a mental-health movement for teens by teens, with tips on talking to your teen about coronavirus.

Virtual Volunteering

Check out this extensive list of virtual volunteering opportunities put together by Repair the World and Points of Light. Find one that might interest you or your entire family.

Questions? Have Something that You Think Should Be Added to This List?

Contact David Heilbron, Director of Youth Philanthropy & Connection, at dheilbron@jfgi.org.


Thank you to our friends at 4Front Baltimore for the inspiration and some resources.