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Now on The Canteen

The OTHER Nadiv Educator

August 29, 2014 10:28am

As the summer drew to a close, I took a picture with the other Nadiv Educator at my camp.  He’s a 6th grader now, and he spends his whole year with me...


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Maimonides' Home and My Grandmother's Song

August 26, 2014 9:00am

Ladino first cast its magic spell on me in childhood. It always struck me as a graceful, rolling language, one of emotion and longing, filled with...


Now on Keshet

A Jewish Mom and Her Daughter Talk LGBTQ Inclusion: Part II

August 28, 2014 10:05am

You'll love this mother-daughter team who have joined the inclusion efforts at Sha’aray Shalom! Jodi Tolman and her daughter Chloe participated in Kes...


Now on Kveller

Is Your Toddler Obsessed with What's Fair?...

August 28, 2014 8:34am

This post is part of our Torah commentary series. This Shabbat we read Parashat Shoftim. To read a summary of the portion and learn more, click he...


Now on Members of the Scribe

A Book and Its Translators

July 31, 2014 4:49pm

Informally, a three-way bargain was struck. For my part, I worked to persuade Szybalski, who ran a small foundation that gave grants for research ...


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

End of Summer Party Recipes

August 28, 2014 7:00am

The summer ain't over yet, but before we know it Rosh Hashanah and the frenzy of holidays will be upon us. So take this opportunity for one last summe...


Now on Rabbis Without Borders

Inclusion: Do We Really Really Want You?

September 1, 2014 9:00am

There is an old Rabbinic tale of Hillel and Shammai, the rabbinic leaders of their generation. A would-be convert comes to Shammai and offers to “conv...


Now on Southern & Jewish

"It's The Thought That Counts" Isn't Good Enough

August 27, 2014 1:40pm

"'It's the thought that counts' is not a Jewish concept. What you do matters more than what you just think about doing." My mother said this at lea...


Now on The Torch

Jewish Women Deserve Better

August 27, 2014 3:10pm

Five months ago, I wrote about my struggles as a newly married woman in adjusting to the observance of Taharat HaMishpacha, the laws of family purity....