MAZEL TOV on your Bar/Bat Mitzvah and reaching this important milestone in your life.

At Crossroads we reach out to our community of teens in Israel ensuring that vulnerable teens receive the lifesaving support they need.

Crossroads TEENS SUPPORTING TEENS” B’NAI MITZVAH PROGRAM is an extraordinarily meaningful opportunity for your daughter or son to participate in a chesed project in Israel that fulfills one of Judaism’s most profound precepts:

כל המציל נפש אחת מישראל  כאילו הציל עולם  מלאWhoever saves a single life is as if he/she saved the entire world!

 

Choosing Crossroads as a Bar/Bat Mitzvah project can help more teens receive our vital life-saving therapeutic support services and join our appealing lineup of enrichment activities and programs. This initiative can truly be the difference that can last a lifetime by enabling Crossroads teens in Israel reach their fullest potential and thrive. Accordingly, the Crossroads TEENS SUPPORTING TEENS” B’NAI MITZVAH PROGRAM imparts the values of kindness, caring and compassion which further deepens the meaningfulness and impact of this very special occasion.

Additionally, we welcome an opportunity to host the Bar/Bat Mitzvah, family members, and friends for a visit to our Drop-in Center This offers a memorable hands-on personalized experience where the B’nai Mitzvah can learn more in-depth about our life-saving programs and services and choose to participate in an enjoyable interactive activity guided by our staff and/or Alumni. Options include a creative art activity, an improve drama activity and /or a jam session in our music room.

There are several ways to help Crossroads through our Teens Supporting Teens B’nai Mitzvah program. We look forward to partnering with you and your child in exploring an area of interest where they would like to help make a lasting difference in the lives of peers in Israel.

Here are some of the programs and services B’nai Mitzvah can support now and into the future:

For more information about partnering with Crossroads for your Bar/Bat Mitzvah please contact Dovi Krinkin (dovi@crossroadsjerusalem.org); Phone: +972-2-6246265.

Arrange a Visit to Crossroads

  • Arrange a visit to our Drop-in Center with family and friends to learn more in-depth about our life-saving programs and services
  • Participate in a memorable and meaningful interactive activity guided by our staff and/or Alumni. Options include a creative art activity, an improve drama activity and /or a jam session in our music room

Fundraising Ideas to Support Crossroads Life-saving Services

  • Start a Crowd funding campaign for Crossroads among friends and family
  • Establish a personal savings account during your Bar/Bat Mitzvah year dedicated to Crossroads. For example, % of allowance, % of baby-sitting
  • Participate in a local running, walking or bicycle riding activity (on your own or as part of an event), and obtain sponsors to donate $ / NIS per Kilometer/miles
  • Sponsor a
    • Neighborhood Car Washing day with friends
    • Bake-a-thon/ Bake Sale Event
    • Neighborhood Yard Sale

Ways You Can Help:
Designate a Crossroads Program Area to Support        

  • Teen Crisis Hotline
  • Therapy counseling
  • Food & snack supplies for Drop-in Center activities
  • GED program to help teens obtain a High School Equivalency Degree
  • Crossroads School of Rock Music Program ( lessons, equipment)
  • Creative Arts programs (Drama, Art, Creative Writing)
  • Job Center and Employment Assistance
  • New furnishings for the Drop-in Center (couches, chairs, tables)
  • Sponsorship of team Crossroads in the Jerusalem Marathon
  • Weekly street outreach in downtown Jerusalem
  • Weekly activities in communities surrounding Jerusalem (Beit Shemesh, Hashmonaim)
  • General operating support

Crossroads
B’nai / B’not Virtual Wall of Honor

In Special Recognition of Bar /Bat Mitzvah Participants

Sponsoring Projects To Support The Life-saving

Programs and Services of Crossroads