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Welcome to BDJ Teens' Page!

Teen Minyan is a youth minyan for teens in grades 7-12, that meets on Shabbat & Yom Tov mornings at 9:30 AM in the Projection Room, completely led by teens! The goal of Teen Minyan is to instill fluency & comfort in all elements of Shabbat davening, and inspire out teens to feel connected to & invested in the davening. Sign up for leining here! 

Sponsor a teen Kiddush here! ($150)

Additional Programming for Girls in Teen Minyan:

Teen Girls' Coffee Club: Teen girls are invited to bond, nosh & have meaningful conversations with Leila Balter & Neima Fax  at 9:30 AM in the Conference Room, before joining Teen Minyan at 10:15 AM.  See schedule below.

Teen Girls' Tefillah (TGT): Select Shabbatot, the teen girls fully lead an all-girls' service at 9:30 AM int the Beit Midrash, while the boys daven in the Projection Room. We will all reconvene for kiddush after davening. See schedule below.

Upcoming Events


January 4 - Coffee Club

January 11 - Teen Girls' Tefillah

February 8 - Teen Takeover 

Teen Minyan Director

Yosef Nemanpour, a recent graduate of UCLA with a Bachelor's in Jewish studies, has been involved in many Jewish professional spheres such as NCSY, Sephardic Temple, and The Nachshon Project. In addition to  his role here as Teen Director,  he works as the Program and Recruitment Coordinator for Bnei Akiva of Los Angeles. Yosef's involvement in various sectors of Jewish life and his passion for instilling a love for Judaism in our youth make him a perfect candidate for teen leadership here at B'nai David-Judea. If you would like to contact Yosef, you can reach him at

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