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Asian Green Pea Hummus Recipe

August 23, 2016 10:05 am
There are so many different ways to enjoy hummus, and I must admit, I usually love them all – I grew up in Israel! And equal to…

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Creativity & Innovation: The 1 Billion Pipe Cleaner Conundrum

August 18, 2016 10:59 am
A 53 foot truck veers off the side of a road and gets stuck in a ditch. The truck was carrying precious cargo for camp—pipe cleaners. One…

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Conversion: A Black Jewish Can Do Story

August 24, 2016 9:14 am
Why would you want to do that?! You do realize that no observant Jewish people will ever accept you, right? You’re kidding!? WHY!? Those are some of…

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Being Terrified, But Never Terrorized, In an LGBTQ Nightclub

June 16, 2016 4:53 pm
In 2006, at age 23, I went to a gay bar for the first time. I went by myself, because I didn’t have any queer friends to…

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Mom’s Video About the Awkwardness of Public Breastfeeding Goes Viral

August 23, 2016 8:15 pm
It’s kind of crazy to me that there is still so much controversy surrounding breastfeeding in public, considering boobs are everywhere. From Victoria’s Secret ads to “Game…

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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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The One Thing We Need to Stop Saying to Our Kids at their Bar or Bat Mitzvah

August 24, 2016 9:00 am
Celebrating a bar or bat mitzvah is a unique and special time in the life of a child, family and community. Having experienced it personally (30 years ago!),…

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Becoming Southern & Jewish: Part I

August 23, 2016 8:48 am
Over the course of the next few weeks, I’m going to share a series of posts about my reflection on “becoming Southern and Jewish.” It’s been seven…

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Of Man’s First Disobedience

August 17, 2016 1:46 pm
In loving memory of my mother, Judith Kaufman Hurwich a”h לֹא עָלֶיךָ הַמְּלָאכָה לִגְמוֹר, וְלֹא אַתָּה בֶן חוֹרִין לִבָּטֵל מִמֶּנָּה. פרקי אבות 2:21 It is not incumbent upon…