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Religious Journeys

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  • Fixin' The World

    A song about healing the world, tikkun olam, a simple message for all.

    Date: 03-29-2012
  • The Case of the Missing Sav, and other mysteries in the transition of American Hebrew

    By Amanda Koppelman Milstein

    When I was a child, I was confused. Why was did my mother talk about how she had a Bas Mitzvah, while I prepared for my Bat Mitzvah? Why was the way my father pronounced Hebrew different from the way we learned it in Hebrew school?

    Date: 12-01-2011
  • Understanding Transliteration and Translation

    By Amanda Koppelman Milstein

    You may have seen Hebrew words written in Roman characters (transliteration) in many different ways, and translated in a variety of different ways as well. This can make learning Hebrew and saying prayers more confusing, but there are good reasons why all this diversity exists...

    Date: 12-04-2011
  • Oy Tannenbaum

    By Molly Parr

    Personal narrative about the December dilemma, with a recipe to boot!

    Date: 12-15-2011
  • How Rabbi's Views on Interfaith Weddings Evolved

    By Rabbi Mark Schiftman

    One rabbi's reasons for his changed approach to co-officiating interfaith marriages.

    Date: 08-01-2012
  • A Jew and a Catholic Walk Into an Islam Class...

    By Alexis Gewertz

    A personal account of how two partners, both of whom are committed to their own religions, benefited from a course on dialogue and communication for interdating/intermarried couples.

    Date: 01-12-2012
  • Three Tu Bishvat Haggadot

    By Rabbi Rachel Barenblat

    Haggadahs for Tu Bishvat, aimed at little kids, children, and teens / adults.

    Date: 01-20-2012
  • Mourner's Kaddish as a Source of Comfort

    By Paula Rosenberg

    Each year on the anniversary of her father's death, she feels the strength of the Jewish community supporting her through her grief.

    Date: 01-18-2012
  • Purim Booklet

    A resource booklet explaining the holiday of Purim, its customs and traditions.

    Date: 01-18-2012
  • Fifteen Christmases and a Festival Tree

    By Michael Doyle

    "Last December, on a Jewish journey and with my possessions in storage, I celebrated my first tree-free holiday season. This year, officially Jewish and back in my own apartment, I'm finally faced with the December Dilemma. Jews don't put up Christmas trees, and there's no such thing as a Chanukah bush. And then I got an idea."

    Date: 12-07-2011

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