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Why Do Jews Eat Challah on Shabbat?

January 20, 2017 10:21 am
Challah, soft and rich, brushed with egg wash, and woven into complex shapes or beautiful braids, is served in households around the world with Shabbat dinner. In…

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Time to Tie-Dye!!

December 22, 2016 9:54 am
With over 155 different Jewish overnight camps, you can expect over 155 different sets of traditions, activity choices, communities, and ways of connecting to Judaism.  BUT –…

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African American Republican Congressional Candidate Turned Yeshiva Student

January 19, 2017 11:58 am
For some people, fitting into the status quo is soothing, comforting, peaceful. Not for me. For me, seeking a life of truth, has brought me peace. Knowing…

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When They Come for One of Us

January 20, 2017 9:54 am
In 1990, when I was 12 years old, I moved to Durham, NC, a smallish Southern college town. The Durham Jewish community was quaint; two synagogues that shared…

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The Adult Coloring App You Didn’t Know You’ve Always Wanted

January 20, 2017 6:21 pm
There’s nothing like activities that make us actually relax–and take our minds off everyday stressors (even if just for a moment). This is why the coloring book…

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New York City + Social Justice + Jewish Journeys = One Inspiring Summer (Sponsored)

February 9, 2015 12:13 pm
Calling all Jewish high school students! Searching for an exciting and challenging way to spend the summer? You’ll definitely want to check out Justcity Leadership Institute, an innovative Jewish program for…

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An Open Letter to the New President

January 20, 2017 7:30 am
Be quiet and listen. Just listen. The voices of the American people are crying out to you. Some are rejoicing. Some are in anguish, but all have…

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L’Dor V’Dor… In The Deep South

Over the summer, I traveled to Greenville, Mississippi for one of my Education Fellow visits to Hebrew Union Congregation. Before we began Shabbat services, I visited with…

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As an Orthodox Rabbi’s Wife, I was Grateful for Planned Parenthood

January 10, 2017 10:05 am
Infertility is defined as the failure or inability to become pregnant for a minimum of 12 months. What medical books will not tell you, is that those…