Jewish Learning Opportunities
for Teens

Offering unique programs and activities for Jewish teens in the Boston MetroWest Area

Upcoming Events

Registration in now open!
Service Trip to New Orleans

J-LOFT if thrilled to offer it’s first Youth Service Trip to New Orleans – and we’d love for you to join!


The trip will take place over spring break, and is open for teens in grades 8-12. We are also looking for several parent chaperons.


We will work together with Youth Rebuilding New Orleans on of their current renovation projects. Specific work can vary from painting, building house frames, cleaning debris, and other tasks. On our free time, we will visit local attractions such as the Museum of the Southern Jewish Experience, a youth jazz club, and much more.

Registration is now open, and the next virtual info session will take place on Thursday, February 9, at 7:00pm

Sunday, February 5
February Meetup - Tourettes and Torah

We are thrilled to host comedian and advocate Pamela Rae Schuller for a comedy and improv workshop.


Please join us on Sunday, February 5, from 5:30-7:30 at Kerem Shalom in Concord, for and evening of laughter, learning, friends and food!


Open and free to all teens in grades 8-12 – Registration required

(J-LOFT students do not need to register)

Sunday, February 12
3-Day Outdoor Adventure - Info Session

Students in grades 8-12 are invited to join us for a serene, fun-filled, and outdoor adventure!


The trip will be held on Friday-Sunday, May 12-14 (Mother’s Day Weekend). If you’d like to learn more, please join us for a virtual info session on Sunday, February 12, at 7:00pm. 

Sunday, March 19
HiBuR Israel Experience - Open House

The event will kick-off the registration period for the 2023-34 cohort of HiBuR – our flagship Israel exchange program.


Join the program’s staff and alumni to learn more this unique opportunity, meet fellow potential participants, and enjoy some delicious Israeli food! Sunday, March 19, 7:30pm

Latest News

MetroWest Jewish community showing up for J-LOFT's MLK Day of Service

To our dear Volunteers and Leadership Team – Thank you for making this MLK Day of Service truly special. See all our Thank Yous, list of recipients and more on our MLK Page.

Your dedication and efforts received the attention of several news outlets, Check them out – and share with your friends and family!

Our teens just returned from the fascinating and inspiring L’taken Seminar in Washington D.C., hosted by the Religious Action Center.

Our HiBuR group is gearing up for the Israel Mifgash, which will take place over February break! If you missed it, here’s the Blog from their Boston Mifgash.

See you at the LOFT

J-LOFT tracks and events are open to all Jewish teens, whether you belong to a local temple or not. We offer:

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