Next Phase
(Grades 11-12)

Next Phase. Your Jewish Guide for Life After High School

Open to All 11th and 12th Graders

It’s hard to believe that only a few years ago, you may have been studying for your b’nei mitzvah, and now, you’re planning for life after high school. This is a time, more than any other when you’re figuring out who you are and what is truly important. The good news is that Judaism has 3,500 years of wisdom and guidance that can help. Next Phase is a monthly gathering for 11th and 12th graders centered around communal meals and diving deep into questions that you are probably already asking.


Teens helping out at Purim carnival

Next Phase is a great opportunity to stay connected to your friends, enjoy new opportunities and experiences, and continue to make an impact on your Jewish and local community!

When & Where: One Tuesday per month, 7:00-8:30 pm.

  • November 14 — Macomb: What do I say when people talk about Israel?
  • December 12 — JBSC: What should I look for in a relationship?
  • January 9 — JBSC: God???
  • February 13 — Macomb: How can I relate better to my parents?
  • March 12 — JBSC: How do I respond if I encounter antisemitism?
  • April 9 — Macomb: How can I live more courageously?
  • May TBD: What do I need to know before going to college?

Dinner: YES! And not just pizza. We’ll be ordering from

  • Cava
  • Chipotle
  • Bibibop
  • California Tortilla
  • And more!
Teens helping out at Purim carnival


Leila Gordon
Assistant Director of Religious School