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“Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking” Wins James Beard Book of the Year

April 28, 2016 9:11 am
Zahav: A World of Israeli Cooking, written by Philadelphia-based chef Michael Solomonov, was awarded the James Beard Book of the Year, which is basically the Oscars for cookbooks. It…

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The Top Eight Essential Camp Songs

March 29, 2016 11:00 am
Ah, sweet memories of starry night skies…standing in a circle of teenage peers, blanketed by the fragrant summer air, our souls lifted upward in heavenly bliss by…

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Mimouna: Taking the End of Passover to Whole New Level

April 25, 2016 12:44 pm
What are your plans for Saturday night? As Jews around the world conclude the observance of Passover, many will be rushing to pizza parlors to fill their…

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Taking A Stand as a Gay Rabbi in North Carolina

April 28, 2016 4:01 pm
I moved to North Carolina about 8 months ago after living most of my life either above or well above the Mason-Dixon line. I remember distinctly a…

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If This Was Your Daughter, Would You Send Her to the Men’s Bathroom?

April 28, 2016 5:28 pm
Corey Maison recently had her photograph taken by photographer Meg Bitton. What makes this photograph so special is the fact that it went viral as a response to North Carolina’s new legislation that prohibits transgender…

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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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Passover and Questions for All

April 29, 2016 12:20 pm
As Passover draws to a close this weekend, I’m thinking about two things: a pizza binge on Friday night and the theme of questions. A central part…

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No Sub For You: The Hardest Part of the Passover Pilgrimage

I’m a Florida native. I’ve been described as a fish, spending so much time in the water, swimming and splashing in the sun. Now, I live in…

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First Comes Love…Then Comes Rape?

April 14, 2016 7:00 pm
So much of what Rabbi Steven Pruzansky (an Orthodox rabbi in Teaneck, New Jersey, who has a history of making controversial statements) actually says is disturbing and…