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Carnegie Deli in New York is Back!

February 12, 2016 10:00 am
Carnegie Deli, the iconic New York Jewish deli across the street from Carnegie Hall, is back in action after they suddenly closed ten months ago. Its temporary…

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The Gift

February 10, 2016 10:30 am
The day I got the email our family’s life changed.  The president of our synagogue had forwarded it to me from a member who regularly donated to…

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From Facebook Likes to Real-World Love

Their love was evident to everyone who was there on that beautiful day in October when Yechochanan and Aminah Perkins stood under the chuppah. Three years later,…

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Queer at a Jewish Boarding School in North Carolina

February 8, 2016 10:52 am
My journey of figuring out my sexual orientation began when I was 12 years old and living in a suburb of Chicago. Before my school’s mandatory gym class…

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14 Ways Moms Relax and Take Care of Themselves

February 12, 2016 5:22 pm
Everyone gets stressed out, no matter how fulfilled, happy, busy, and loved you feel. It’s just a fact of life. Moms especially understand this, because they literally…

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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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“That I May Dwell Among Them…”

February 11, 2016 8:53 pm
In this week’s Torah portion (Parshat Terumah, Exodus 25:1-27:19), God instructs Moses how Israel should make the sanctuary. He tells Moses, “וְעָשׂוּ לִי, מִקְדָּשׁ; וְשָׁכַנְתִּי, בְּתוֹכָם.” Let them make…

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Former Fellow Flashback: Beth, 2003-2005

February 12, 2016 8:19 am
This February, for the first time ever, the ISJL is hosting a reunion of all of the alumni of our Education Fellowship Program. Almost 40 young professionals have now…

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Two Thirds A Jewish Woman

February 11, 2016 8:48 am
I am two thirds a woman. There are only three mitzvot uniquely, singularly, and expressly for women, making up the acronym CHaNaH: Challah, representing the mitzvah of…