Genesis

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  • Connect with other motivated teens from around the globe, learn with Brandeis faculty and staff and explore the Brandeis campus during a life-changing summer of learning, experiential programming with a vibrant Jewish community of friends. This summer, Genesis will offer a residential program that emphasizes Jewish culture, community and identity.  With the help of dedicated community educators and teaching assistants, you’ll explore the unique assets of Brandeis University – its world-class institutes and centers that focus on Jewish learning – while deepening your understanding of Judaism through spiritual practice, mini-courses, community-building activities, social action opportunities, guest workshops and much more.

    Explore new perspectives; develop and strengthen your voice; pursue your interests within a dynamic community; and discover how Jewish wisdom, study and practice can inform the way you work towards a more just world. You’ll make lifelong friends, connect with amazing Jewish thought leaders, and experience life on the extraordinary Brandeis campus.

    Discounts available for early bird registration and for Brandeis alumni. (One discount per registrant)

    Genesis 2022 will be held on the Brandeis campus from July 5 to July 31. Apply here!

    Celebrate Genesis as it marks its 25 year anniversary

    Genesis 25 Celebration
    Genesis marks its 25th year!
    Genesis celebrated its 25th anniversary with remarks from the Brandeis President, panels of former staff and alums, memories of Genesis (and even some shared photos!).  We’re grateful to everyone who has made Genesis the amazing program it is today.  With your help, we’ll continue to grow and thrive!