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Now on The Canteen

Many-Mitzvah Sukkot Moments!

October 22, 2014 10:32am

A colleague recently voiced frustration that “mitzvah” has been mis-translated as “good deed” instead of “commandment.” I agreed, griping in tandem. A...

 

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A Call for Diversity: The Tower of Babel

October 23, 2014 8:04pm

While driving down Route 95 on the East Coast, one has the ability to survey hundreds of billboards along the way. They aim to tell the passerby that ...

 

Now on Keshet

Coming Out and Being Proud

October 23, 2014 10:15am

In honor of National Coming Out Day, Keshet will be sharing and celebrating coming out stories throughout the month of October. If you have a story yo...

 

Now on Kveller

I Care Less About Chores, More About Kindn...

October 24, 2014 1:59pm

This summer, my son wore his bathing suit and swim shirt for five days in a row—he slept in his bathing suit, wore it swimming the next day, and t...

 

Now on Mixed Multitudes

We Just Won a 2014-2015 Slingshot Award!

October 20, 2014 11:16am

We have good news to share! We just learned that the Slingshot Fund has selected MyJewishLearning and Kveller as being among North America's most inno...

 

Now on The Nosher

An Easy Fall Shabbat

October 24, 2014 7:25am

Every year when the Jewish holidays roll around, we expect the frenzy of excitement, cooking and never-ending meals. And yet by the end, I am still pr...

 

Now on Rabbis Without Borders

Talking About Not Talking About It

October 24, 2014 8:45am

Film lovers will be familiar with the concept of a "macguffin"—a term popularized by Alfred Hitchcock, master of mystery and psychological and emotion...

 

Now on Southern & Jewish

Opening Jewish Conversations, Opening Jewish Community

October 22, 2014 9:46am

I was at Harvard University for the weekend conference, along with a few hundred others from around the country – in fact, 8 states out of the 13-...

 

Now on The Torch

Dr.

October 23, 2014 8:57am

In my mind, the definitive tale of sisterhood was not the conventionally chosen classic, Little Women, but rather the All-of-a-Kind Family series. To ...