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Now on The Canteen

Robots, Minecraft, and Shabbat

July 28, 2014 2:10pm

The following post is the next in our summer series hearing from the camps that were launched as a result of FJC’s Specialty Camps Incubator. How d...

 

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How Did the Jews Become a Global People?

July 23, 2014 3:22pm

“How did the Jews become a global people?” “They got pushed around a bunch.” “They had to go to different places.” Indeed. Looking at the div...

 

Now on Keshet

Parashat Devarim: Standing on the Other Side

July 28, 2014 9:40am

Jews read sections of the Torah each week, and these sections, known as parshiyot, inspire endless examination year after year. Each week we bring you...

 

Now on Kveller

Seven Amusing Things That Happened During ...

July 28, 2014 4:15pm

My 8-month-old daughter Billie was recently hospitalized for a UTI. It was scary, exhausting, and emotional. She refused to nurse for four excruci...

 

Now on Members of the Scribe

Jewish History and Jewish Memory

July 22, 2014 4:00pm

On the first day of "The History of the Jews in Eastern Europe," my college professor explained the tension between our family stories—our oral histor...

 

Now on Mixed Multitudes

We're hiring a Director of Audience Development

July 8, 2014 9:50am

As we announced a few months ago, MyJewishLearning, Inc. and JTA are merging. Now we're looking to hire a marketing professional to join our team as D...

 

Now on The Nosher

Dairy Made Easy: Hasselback Baguette

July 24, 2014 9:37am

We are currently in the midst of "The Three Weeks," a time of grieving for Jews in remembrance of the destruction of the first and second Temples. Amo...

 

Now on Rabbis Without Borders

The Nine Days

July 29, 2014 5:09am

One way to give expression to the grief of war from far away…. As of yesterday, Monday July 28th, we Jews have begun “The Nine Days.” You may not k...

 

Now on Southern & Jewish

Summer Camp Circle Game

July 28, 2014 11:52am

In the early 1970s, I was a young girl from a classical Reform congregation in New Orleans. Back then, for me the most engaging thing about going ...

 

Now on The Torch

Women in Rashi's Time: It Wasn't the Dark Ages for Them

July 24, 2014 11:46am

On July 27, the 29th of Tammuz, I will observe the 909th yahrtzeit of Rabbi Shlomo Yizhaki, better known as Rashi. Normally, an author has no deadline...