GEM Teen Program

Are you a teacher’s assistant or madrich in your Hebrew or Sunday school? Do you love working with your students? If this sounds like you, spend a week this summer with GEM at NewCAJE!

At GEM, you will meet the best people in the field of Jewish Education as well as peers who share your interests. You’ll learn tools, techniques, activities, and lessons to become a better teacher. And, you’ll get to hang out with amazing artists, dancers, and some of Jewish music’s rockstars!


Participants must…

  • Be finishing their Freshman-Senior  year of high school in the Spring of 2018.
  • Work or Volunteer in a Hebrew or Sunday school.
  • Attend the whole conference, including Shabbat (July 27 – 28, 2018).
  • Follow all rules of the GEM program.
  • Attend NewCAJE with an adult sponsor*

*This can be the school’s principal, Rabbi, teacher OR the participant’s parent or a family friend who is attending the conference.


With a generous grant from The Grinspoon Foundation, NewCAJE can give teens a discounted conference price of $650. GEM fees include lodging, meals, concerts, sessions, regular and specialized programming for the entire conference, plus Shabbat.

If you or your parents have any questions, please email