Our blogs cover all aspects of contemporary Jewish life, from pop culture and sexuality to raising Jewish children in small Southern towns. One site, many voices. Join the conversation today.

Now on The Canteen

The Secret to Creating Fan Favorite Songs at Jewish Camp

July 14, 2015 11:30 am
The campers sit, singing along in the dining hall, while the song leader gathers their spirits and latent energy after a hefty lunch of pizza. The first…

Now on Jewish&

Free to be Jew, Free to be Me

July 29, 2015 9:08 am
Whenever I visit somewhere new, whether in my country of origin or somewhere foreign, I typically stand on the periphery at first to “take it all in.”…

Now on Keshet

Tu B’Av and (Self) Love

July 27, 2015 9:32 am
Tu B’Av may be considered a minor Jewish holiday, but it feels especially appropriate to recognize in light of the recent SCOTUS decision for marriage equality. Tu…

Now on Kveller

Get Your Kids to the Pool with These 30 Easy Steps!

July 29, 2015 1:03 pm
The pool is a haven of summer fun and relaxation for adults and kids alike, but the problem is, you can’t teleport there. No, you have to…

Now on Mixed Multitudes

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…

Now on The Nosher

Summer Corn with Herb Butter and Parmesan

July 28, 2015 11:59 am
Who doesn’t love summer corn!? When local New Jersey corn starts hitting my farmer’s markets I get pretty excited every summer and start adding it to everything:…

Now on Rabbis Without Borders

Love Thy Neighbor. (Except On Email?)

July 29, 2015 9:00 am
One of my hobbies is chicken keeping. My municipality allows small flocks of hens (no roosters—too loud) within city limits, so I have a coop, a fenced…

Now on Southern & Jewish

What Makes A House A (Jewish) Home?

July 27, 2015 3:33 pm
What makes a house a home? Transforming what was once just a brick and wood into a place for families to gather, friends to laugh, and lives…

Now on The Torch

Our Quest for Holiness at the JOFA UK Conference

July 29, 2015 7:49 am
Although the official subtitle of last month’s London JOFA conference was “Reinforcing Tradition through Renewal,” what I took away from the day was a slightly different question: immersed…