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Flamin’ Hot Cheetos Bagels Have Gone Too Far

February 22, 2017 2:44 pm
I am a born- and-bred New Yorker who loves a good, classic bagel and schmear. It’s practically a requirement to live in the New York area. I have…

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What Should We Do When Camp Feels Overwhelming?

February 21, 2017 2:22 pm
February is Jewish Disabilities Awareness and Inclusion Month. Join us as we share stories that highlight the impact of inclusion in our camp communities. Do you know…

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What It Was Like To Grow Up Multiracial and Orthodox in a Hasidic Enclave

February 15, 2017 8:55 am
They were older than me, by at least five years, and I was afraid. Though my Satmar Hasidic neighbors were my friends, their cousins usually approached me…

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The Tachlis of Inclusion: Temple Israel Center in White Plains, New York

February 16, 2017 1:22 pm
Creating inclusive Jewish spaces is a great goal — but how do you do it? While the answer is likely different for every synagogue, school, and youth…

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This Congresswoman Is Trying to Stop Women from Being Penalized for Menstruating

February 22, 2017 9:49 pm
Grace Meng is literally a life-savor. She is a Democratic Congresswoman representing New York’s 6th congressional district in the New York City borough of Queens. She is also…

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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 role of the elite

February 22, 2017 5:07 pm
What does it mean to be an “elite?” Recently, the term has come to be much derided by people on both ends of the political spectrum. For…

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Rent A … What?

The sharp increase in hate crimes in the United States doesn’t happen in a vacuum – and I think it’s important to maintain an awareness of the…

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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…