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Now on The Canteen

An Unknown Benefit of Camp for the Director

April 24, 2014 12:08pm

There are plenty of reasons I became a social worker and a camp director within the Jewish community. Recently, there have been a chain of events that...

 

Now on Jewish&

Our Jewish African Roots

April 24, 2014 9:06am

Though the Ethiopian sun beat down on our necks as we layed mortar and brick for the school’s foundation in Gondar, Ethiopia, no suntan lotion could p...

 

Now on Keshet

Why I'm Not Out Yet...

April 24, 2014 10:32am

Two weeks ago over 40 teens gathered for an LGBTQ & Ally Shabbaton organized by Keshet and Hazon. Upon returning home from the weekend, one of the...

 

Now on Kveller

The Day My Toddler Saw Me Cry Like a Baby

April 24, 2014 12:02pm

It was one of those days where I would've been better off staying in bed under the covers. Work had been stressful. My bus home was delayed. A clo...

 

Now on Members of the Scribe

Finding a Story to Tell

April 24, 2014 2:30pm

I did not mean to fall in love with the Bintel Brief letters. I grew up Jewish in the New York suburbs and defined myself by what the Jewish suburbs w...

 

Now on Mixed Multitudes

Pushing Jewish Day Schools to Be More Inclusive of Special Needs

February 26, 2014 10:16am

The recent Kveller post by Benay Josselson on her son’s positive and enriching experience at Rockland Jewish Academy made me hopeful about the prospec...

 

Now on The Nosher

Double Chocolate Chip Challah

April 23, 2014 4:43pm

I always say that I loathe Passover, but there is a part of me that also enjoys it. Or at the very least, appreciates its value. It's a week where we ...

 

Now on Rabbis Without Borders

Packing for the Journey

April 23, 2014 7:15pm

My parents still live in the house I grew up in. Since leaving it, I have moved 14 times. Each time I move, I have to get rid of the clutter that has ...

 

Now on Southern & Jewish

Sweet Potato Challah

April 23, 2014 5:04pm

It's one of our favorite Southern-and-Jewish recipes, and now that Passover is over, we can't WAIT to bake this one again! So we thought we would shar...

 

Now on The Torch

Leading Seder for the First Time

April 23, 2014 10:15am

This was my first Pesach away from home. I am a first-year college student and although I love my college and my vibrant Hillel community there, I was...