This is a full teacher's guide for creating and managing Jewish youth foundations. This guide is especially suited for synagogue seventh grade funds, associated with the bar or bat mitzvah. Written by Aaron Dorfman in 2003, while serving as the Director of Informal Education at Temple Isaiah in Layfayette, California.
This is a complete program introducing teens to the concept of mission statements, and then helps them create a personal tzedakah mission statement. This program was created by Rabbi Jonathan Spira-Savett and Sue Schwartzman.
This activity will help students understand the difference between tzedakah and gemilut chasadim, using a variey of texts. This resource was developed by URJ Henry S. Jacobs Camp as part of their Camp Philanthropy Program for the summer of 2013.