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Caramelized Onion and Feta Quiche Recipe

May 31, 2016 12:28 pm
The other day my friend Danielle asked me, “What do you make for Shavuot?” I thought she was asking broadly, as in what is traditional to serve…

Now on The Canteen

Packing for Shabbat at Camp

Shabbat at camp is magical.  Shabbat at camp means time to relax with friends, guitars, singing, and of course, lots of joy.  Whether it’s a ritual game…

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When Counselors Go To Camp

Where do seasoned camp veterans go to learn more about camp? Why camp, of course! Camp Be’chol Lashon is the only majority multiracial Jewish camp in the…

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What I Want For Validity

May 24, 2016 4:28 pm
The week before I wrote this poem I was having a discussion with my mother about how I presented my gender online. She was afraid that I wouldn’t…

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Let’s Stop Shaming The Mom Whose Kid Fell Into The Gorilla Enclosure

May 31, 2016 7:42 pm
In the short video that I saw, you could hear the child’s mother trying to keep the boy calm, trying, I bet, to keep herself calm. “Mommy’s…

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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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What Makes A Rabbi A Rabbi?

May 30, 2016 9:15 am
Rabbis are rabbis in no small part by the work they do, pastoral, ritual, social justice, organizational, all informed by a sense of responsibility to the community…

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A Shout-Out to Shavuot

If you ask me, Shavuot doesn’t get the attention it deserves. Judaism has a lot of holidays, and it’s understandable that some get emphasized more than others,…

Now on The Torch

Contextualizing the Conversation about Women’s Aliyot in the Orthodox Community

May 27, 2016 11:31 am
Women receiving aliyot (being called to the Torah) in Orthodox synagogues is a relatively new phenomenon. Its most prominent proponents are Rabbi Mendel Shapiro and Rabbi Daniel Sperber.…