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Women’s Rabbinical Ordination 30 Years On…

by Rabbi Debra S. Cantor | Comments Off on Women’s Rabbinical Ordination 30 Years On…

The New Ushpizot: Planting a Vineyard

An ancient Sukkot tradition is expanded thanks to the creativity and determination of a new generation of women.

by Lisa Kogen | Comments Off on The New Ushpizot: Planting a Vineyard
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Sister Act

In a world where women can be rabbis, cantors and synagogue presidents, traditional sisterhoods are re-inventing themselves and tweaking tradition to stay relevant in women’s lives.

by Laurie Kamens | Comments Off on Sister Act
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The Power of Intentional Judaism at the Conservative Yeshiva

I believe the work being done at the CY is one of the true successes of Conservative Judaism. I found the Yeshiva to be a magical Jewish learning utopia made from Jerusalem stone.

by Deborah Pollack | Comments Off on The Power of Intentional Judaism at the Conservative Yeshiva
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Talmud is Fun!

Best-selling author Maggie Anton thinks more Jews should wade into the sea of Talmud.

by Beth Kissileff | Comments Off on Talmud is Fun!
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You Are Not Your Abs

A father tells his bat mitzvah girls what really matters.

by Joel Chasnoff | 3 Comments
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Re-dreaming Jerusalem

The Unorthodox Vision of Rabbi Tamar Elad-Appelbaum

by Beth Kissileff | Comments Off on Re-dreaming Jerusalem

Turning Gold into Lead

The Adverse Childhood Experiences Study

by Dr. Barbara Levin | Comments Off on Turning Gold into Lead
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Two-By-Two?

A new initiative aims to challenge the “Noah Syndrome,” our tendency to treat couples as the social norm and marginalize singles.

by Lisa Kogen | Comments Off on Two-By-Two?
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My Kippah, Myself

I turn heads. I say this with no small amount of modesty, but I know it to be true. It’s not my bold fashion choices or the streaks of blue and green in my hair that cause people to stare. No, the thing about me that draws the most attention is my kippah.

by Gila Drazen | 6 Comments
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