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Why Do We Eat Jelly Donuts on Hanukkah?

December 9, 2016 12:10 am
Jelly donuts are one of the most symbolic dishes of Hanukkah, but have you ever wondered how that came to be? Of all the delicious fried foods…

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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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My Black Brother Deserves What I Have

December 6, 2016 9:40 am
When I was eight years old, our family began looking into adopting a child. I was nervous and excited about the possibility of becoming a big sister.…

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A Comprehensive and Updated LGBTQ Hanukkah Gift Guide!

December 7, 2016 10:10 am
This year Hanukkah happens to begin on Christmas and end on New Years. With all that’s happening on your calendar, it can be hard to find a…

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Ruth Bader Ginsburg Reveals How to Raise a Feminist Daughter

December 9, 2016 6:34 pm
Ruth Bader Ginsburg is basically everyone’s favorite lady. She’s a revolutionary–an 83-year-old U.S. Supreme Court justice who fights for equal rights for all–and she’s not afraid to call herself a…

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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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Why I’m not afraid of Natalie Portman’s Christmas Tree

December 10, 2016 9:25 pm
Jewish actress Natalie Portman announced to Jimmy Fallon that she is going to have a Christmas tree for the first time this year. And lots of people…

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Piecing Together Self-Care and Tikkun Olam Through Puzzles

December 7, 2016 8:21 am
There is no doubt that tikkun olam, the act of repairing the world, is an important and widely valued idea in modern American Judaism. The facet of…

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Do We Really Need the JOFA Conference?

December 8, 2016 12:00 pm
They overflow the curbs of Eastern Parkway. With their black hats, beards, and suits, they are an inverse image of throngs of people wrapped in talittot (prayer…