Jewish Standard Time, Revisited

To be Jewish is to be late to almost everything…or is it? Andrew Keene looks at the value of punctuality within Judaism – a value we recount in some of our most basic prayers and among our most cherished ideals. Why then do so many of us think that it’s Jewish to be late?

Andrew Keene hails from Milwaukee, Wisconsin and currently is an Entrepreneurship student at Drexel University in Philadelphia. Andrew was active in NFTY, the Reform Jewish Teen Movement throughout high school and took a gap year to serve as its North American President. Last year, Andrew completed his fifth summer at the URJ Kutz Camp, the Reform Movement’s teen leadership development camp, where he most recently served as a summer program coordinator. Andrew currently serves as a member of the Executive Board of the World Union for Progressive Judaism. He is passionate about movements of social change, millennial leadership, and all things coffee and travel.

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