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#NewmanStrong: The Power of Reform Jewish Summer Camp My older brother Mark attended URJ Olin Sang Ruby Union Institute Camp (OSRUI), the Reform Jewish summer camp in Oconomowoc, WI....
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Social Media Doesn't Detect Breast Cancer, Mammograms Do We were barely three days into October, National Breast Cancer Awareness Month, when a friend sent me this private message on Facebook:...
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Soldier in Art: Exploring the Activist Works of Arthur Szyk One of my prized possessions is an illuminated, silver-bound Szyk Haggadah....
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Why I’m Not Hiding My Religion Any More I grew up in a small rural town in upstate New York and I tried to hide my religion during my entire childhood....
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The Land is Burning: A Prayer for California A prayer to end the California wildfires, for safety, for the victims, for healing and for renewal....
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Things Matter: On Giving Wildfire Victims Space to Grieve Three years ago, my family had a large house fire. We lost the top floor of our home and had significant water damage downstairs. It took almost a year...
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Celebrating Jewish Peoplehood on Israel-Diaspora Day 10/17/2017...
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What's the Biggest Threat Facing the Jewish People Today? As part of its Rabbi Roundtable series, the Jewish Daily Forward says it "[brings] together leading rabbis from all corners of the Jewish world to offer their thoughts on the...
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"Me, Too": A Movement to Bring Sexual Assault to Light It took me a long time to say, "Me, too." ...
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Talking with America's First Ordained Female Rabbi 10/19/2017...
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