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Five Things that Happened at Jewish Camp this Week

June 24, 2015 10:26 am
1. Camp JCA Shalom unrolled their entire Torah, one of 1,564 scrolls recovered in Prague after the Holocaust, for the camp community to see. 2. Camp Ramah in the Poconos’…

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Passing for Black?: Another Perspective

July 7, 2015 8:59 am
My maternal great-grandfather was a German Jewish immigrant named Adolph Altschul. His wife was a freed slave woman, Maggie Carson. She was so light-skinned she could have…

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Cheryl Moch & Cinderella’s Real True Story

June 29, 2015 2:05 pm
This June Keshet is so very excited to be partnering with the Jewish Women’s Archive to celebrate Pride. Each week we will bring you a profile of a different individual…

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On Moving Back to Your Hometown as an Adult

July 7, 2015 1:01 pm
How strange it is to find myself moving back. Back to the parks with the swings on which I learned to swing—the swings of my earliest dreams.…

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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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7 Jewish Ways to Eat Guacamole, No Peas Necessary

July 6, 2015 10:54 am
Have you been following the uproar over pea guacamole, aka #peacamole, this past week? In case you missed it let me catch you up: The New York Times recently…

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To Find God – Take the Summer Off

July 7, 2015 7:00 am
Why is it that synagogue and church attendance drops in the summer? For years, churches and synagogues have noticed what has come to be called a ‘summer…

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What’s More Southern & Jewish Than A Cantor on A Motorcycle?

June 29, 2015 12:08 pm
I just completed a two-month Sabbatical from my congregation in New Orleans. I spent most of that time visiting small Southern Jewish congregations, going from town to…

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Yes, She Wore a Kippah, But Not to the Kotel

July 7, 2015 8:03 am
She wore a kippah as she opened her gemara. We were a somewhat diverse group–I come from an Orthodox background, and found myself sitting around a table…