Bnei Mitzvah Revolution- at Temple Sholom
This is the page to find out what is going on at Temple Sholom and our participation in the URJ's B'nei Mitzvah Revolution:
|√||Present to TS Board and get support||August, 2012|
|√||Apply for 1st Cohort||August, 2012|
|√||Choose team||August, 2012|
|√||1st team session||September, 2012|
|√||2nd team session||October, 2012|
|√||BMR Conference in Baltimore||November 11-3, 2012|
|√||Intro to congregation - TT article, e-mail||December, 2012|
|√||Intro to congregation - meeting||December 16, 2012|
|Gather input on values statements||Dec. 2012-Jan.2013|
|√||- Open meetings||
December 18, 2012√
January 12, 2013√
January 14, 2013√
|- Survey||May, 2013|
|√||Complete BMR Timeline Template for Funders||January 17, 2013|
|Create list of values||Jan. - May, 2013|
|Present values to TS Board for ratification||June, 2013|
|√||Solicit 1st TS Cohort at 6th Family BM meeting||January 29, 2013|
|√||Create 1st Cohort learning sessions||May, 2013|
|√||1st Cohort Learning Shabbaton||June 8, 2013|
|1st Cohort experiments||Nov.2013-June 2015|
BMR Shabbaton, Take 2 - A make-up meeting for those who could not make the June meeting is scheduled for September 28th. If you are interested in joining this cohort, then see information page and contact us BMR@sholomnj.org.
Cohort 1 second meeting is scheduled for October.
The first member of Cohort 1 to celebrate Bar Mitzvah will do so in November.
Here is the site for the whole project - Temple Sholom is a member of the pilot cohort.
Here are the values that we have agreed upon, so far, for our draft statement of values.
Just for fun - a graphic way to look at the TS BMR: our wordles page.
Information about joining the first cohort (for current sixth grade and NOW fifth grade families) by joining us for the BMR Shabbaton on June 8, 2013.
New Jersey Jewish News article about the BMR