Since 2005, teens from Boston and Haifa have had a chance to support each other and share their experiences as Jews, immigrants, and Russian speakers through the JF&CS program, the Boston-Haifa Teen Connection.
No one would deny that adolescence is a demanding time for teens and their families. The pressures of school, friends, relationships, and hormones add up. Russian-speaking teens in the US and Israel also struggle with the added challenges of cultural differences and the stresses of immigration.
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