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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…

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From Monsey to Istanbul

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.”…

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Reflections from a Former Matchmaker

July 30, 2015 10:09 am
Tu B’Av was once a day when unwed women of Jerusalem dressed in white and congregated in local vineyards to dance in the name of finding love…

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Facebook Founder Mark Zuckerberg Is Going to Be a Dad

July 31, 2015 6:57 pm
Facebook found Mark Zuckerberg and wife Priscilla Chan just made a big announcement on (no surprise) Facebook: They’re expecting a baby girl! A major CEO and a baby–will…

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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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FREE STUFF: Three Gorgeous Jewish Cookbooks

July 29, 2015 1:54 pm
Some of you are enjoying the summer, oblivious that Rosh Hashanah and the holidays are just a little more than a month away. And we know some…

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Looking in the Mirror

July 31, 2015 8:00 am
There is an old tale of a man who was searching for the finest archer and came upon a barn covered with painted targets. In the center of…

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“Do As I Say, Not As I Do”… Still Doesn’t Work

July 30, 2015 5:21 pm
I need strength, humility, courage, patience. Strength to control my passions, humility to assess my own worth, courage to rise above defeats, patience, to cleanse myself of…

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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…