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Jewish Summer Camp: The Questions You Should Be Asking

January 23, 2015 10:00am

This blog post was reprinted with permission from InterfaithFamily. Thinking of sending your kids to Jewish summer camp (this year or in the future...

 

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The World of Jewish Music

January 22, 2015 9:01am

There is a myth that Jewish music is “always in a minor key,” and often echoes themes of pieces like “Hava Nagila” and “Kol Nidrei.” So last spring wh...

 

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Open to Me the Gates of Righteousness: Breaking Down Gender Binaries

January 20, 2015 10:17am

Throughout our Jewish tradition, gateways are images of transition and portals to the sacred. How ironic, then, that a gateway to the Western Wall...

 

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Now on Mixed Multitudes

Introducing Jewcer: Kickstarter for the Jewish Community (Sponsored)

January 13, 2015 5:09pm

What do the Women of the Wall, a Jewish rock album, and a web series about making aliyah have in common? They all raised funds by creating a commun...

 

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Homemade Granola Bars for Tu Bishvat

January 22, 2015 7:48am

Tu Bishvat is not the holiday that commemorates the destruction of the temple; that's Tisha B'Av, though I understand why it can be confusing. ...

 

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Signing Up for "Bored and Brilliant" Project

January 25, 2015 8:00am

“Are we there yet?!!!” I recall saying this as a child, later enduring it from my kids. With this call from the car’s back seat we announced that ...

 

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How Do You “Feel” Jewish?

January 20, 2015 12:10pm

Last week I fielded a question from a woman in that last group. Her question was not about Hebrew, but about Judaism: “I am coming to the Rabbi’s ...

 

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Filling the Missing Half of the Sacred Bookshelf

January 22, 2015 3:46pm

For years I studied and taught Torah, learning and teaching in many settings, including several batei midrash, teacher training programs, institutes, ...