Community Corner

The Davis Academy is pleased to post items of interest from our greater community.  Please submit items to Karen Rogow at

To find all Jewish events in Atlanta,
click here to link to the Jewish Federation of Greater Atlanta's Community Calendar.



Quieting the Silence: A Night of Jewish Mental Health and Substance Abuse Education

Presented by Temple Sinai and The Blue Dove Foundation

Suitable for ages 18+

Thursday, May 24th | 7:00-9:00pm | Temple Sinai, 5645 Dupree Dr. NW, Sandy Springs, GA 30327

Apply for the American Jewish Committee Atlanta (AJC) Leaders for Tomorrow Program

The Leaders for Tomorrow (LFT) program is an Israel advocacy and leadership training program for high school students that teaches how to effectively advocate on behalf of Israel, the Jewish people, and human rights. LFT will consist of eight high-level, participatory training sessions once a month on Sundays from 5:00-8:00pm beginning in Fall 2018. Topics covered will include past and current Israeli affairs, challenges and opportunities facing global jewry, and how to utilize stategic networks in advocacy.

Participants will be selected based on their application and an interview, which will take place in August of 2018. There is no cost to participate. 

Click here to apply. Applications are due by Thursday, May 31st. 

Discover Cub Scouts with a Jewish Twist

Try out Cub Scout Pack 1818 at one of our summer open pack meetings.  The Stone Mountain Nature Hike is the first event of the season and is open to potential new scouts (Rising 1st-5th grade children). We'll meet at the base of the mountain at the beginning of the walk-up trail (right side of the mountain).

Cost: $15 per car load

RSVP is a must -

Sunday, June 3rd | 8:15am

MJCCA Club J After School Program

Registration for 2018-2019 opens March 26. Visit for more details.


Help your teen make the most of their summer with a JumpSpark summer immersive experience. Let us help them spend the summer honing their talents, building a resume, and making personal and professional connections, all in the city of Atlanta. Both experiences are open to Jewish teens from rising ninth graders through 2018 high school graduates. Registration for 2018 immersives is now open. 

Judaic Mosaic (June 4th-8th & June 11th-15th) offers five fast paced days of songwriting, recording in a professional studio environment, exposure to industry insiders, and field trips to studios and industry landmarks. Click here to learn more.

The Social Media & Marketing Internship (July 16th-20th)  exposes teens to the world of marketing through practical, hands-on experience with the staff of one of Atlanta's most cutting edge branding firms, 3 Owl Media. Learn more here.

JumpSpark is on a mission to prepare teenagers for the future by making strong community connections, offering guidance, and increasing education - all through the lens and strong foundation of Jewish teachings and principles.

Anne Frank in the World Exhibit

For exhibit volunteer opportunities, please apply online at:

 5920 Roswell Road NE A-209, Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Mitzvah Planning with Visit Sandy Springs

Visit Sandy Springs can help! Our Knowledgeable staff is here to help simplify the planning process, so you can stress less and celebrate more. We offer complimentary services in Sandy Springs that include assistance with selecting the perfect hotel and securing a room block, help finding a unique event space reccomendations on local transportation, welcome bags for your out-of-town guests and customized itineraries for your group. As your local support team, we know all the ins, outs and in-betweens of planning an incredible simcha in Sandy Springs! Ready to chat, or just starting to dream? Contact Amy Metzler at 770-206-1552 or 

Mitzvah Planning with the CVBD

The Convention & Visitors Bureau of Dunwoody is here to help locate available hotels, negotiate room rates, assist with selecting event space, find Deejays and other needed services, coordinate itineraries for out of town family and guests, help line up transportation, and provide welcome bags for those needing overnight accommodations.  The best part? It's all complimentary! Just above Atlanta, Dunwoody knows how to take your child's Bar/Bat Mitzvah beyond memorable.  Contact Sarah Steadman to begin planning:; 678-244-9803.

When your child is out, the MJCCA is IN!

The Marcus Jewish Community Center offers a variety of exciting, engaging, and safe activities for children during school holidays and teacher work days.  This program is open to members and non-members; separate rates apply.  After-care is available for an additional fee.  For more information and to register online click here: For questions, please contact Mackenzie Sherman at (678) 812-4174.

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