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Now on The Canteen

Many-Mitzvah Sukkot Moments!

October 22, 2014 10:32am

A colleague recently voiced frustration that “mitzvah” has been mis-translated as “good deed” instead of “commandment.” I agreed, griping in tandem. A...


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Our Dreams of Home

October 21, 2014 9:02am

When I think of home, I imagine the physical space I return to at night, the one with the white-washed fa硤e, the apple trees in the backyar...


Now on Keshet

Getting Comfortable Coming Out

October 21, 2014 9:29am

In honor of National Coming Out Day, Keshet will be sharing and celebrating coming out stories throughout the month of October. If you have a stor...


Now on Kveller

Has the Bat Mitzvah Party Overtaken the Ba...

October 22, 2014 3:57pm

I knew bat mitzvahs were a bad idea. I told my husband this in 2001, about 20 minutes after we returned from the hospital with our two new daughte...


Now on Mixed Multitudes

We Just Won a 2014-2015 Slingshot Award!

October 20, 2014 11:16am

We have good news to share! We just learned that the Slingshot Fund has selected MyJewishLearning and Kveller as being among North America's most inno...


Now on The Nosher

Roasted Potato & Leek Soup with Jalapeno Oil

October 22, 2014 10:33am

I’m having a love/hate relationship with food lately. By "love," I mean, you know, I want to eat yummy food all the time.  By "hate," I mean I don’t h...


Now on Rabbis Without Borders

We Should Fear the Ebola Virus

October 22, 2014 9:00am

The minor outbreak of the Ebola virus on American soil is fueling our fears and concerns, and its no surprise. So many of the apocalyptic visions in o...


Now on Southern & Jewish

Opening Jewish Conversations, Opening Jewish Community

October 22, 2014 9:46am

I was at Harvard University for the weekend conference, along with a few hundred others from around the country – in fact, 8 states out of the 13-...


Now on The Torch

Body Talk – Our Bodies, Our Sukkah Posters

October 20, 2014 2:06pm

When we received our JOFA sukkah poster last week, I excitedly showed my daughters, ages five and ten, the poster of women leaders. They looked it ove...