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Nishmah – Programs for Girls

Nishmah offers a continuum of quality Jewish programs for girls in elementary through high school. Girls from diverse backgrounds come together to learn from each other and experience the world through a Jewish lens.

For more detailed information, visit the full Nishmah Programs for Girls page.


Nishmah Teen Banot Board

A leadership development program for young women in 9th-12th grade. Teens have the opportunity to make new friends while building relationships with younger girls in elementary school. Use your creativity and talents to create fun and exciting programs for others. Banot Board members participate in a variety of leadership development activities, in addition to becoming a “buddy” to younger girls.

Banot Buddies

Banot Buddies pairs girls in elementary school with Nishmah’s Teen Banot Board to take a closer look at relevant topics through a Jewish lens. The relationships between the two groups support the fostering of leadership skills, self-esteem and a life-long connection to Jewish ideals.

Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing

Rosh Hodesh: It’s a Girl Thing! is a national program of Moving Traditions that challenges Jewish girls to think critically about the world while enriching their Jewish identities through the connection of Jewish tradition to relevant issues facing them today. For girls in middle school to meet new friends in a fun, creative and interactive Jewish space.


Prices vary by program


Larissa Klebe
Nishmah Director

View the full Nishmah Programs for Girls page