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From Galut To Redemption

20 Tammuz 5775 – July 6, 2015
I realized that I am an integral part of that man who wished to win – I am also a part of a nation; I felt like I was standing there and shouting, “I won.”

Auschwitz-Birkenau: A Merger Of Silence And Speech

As I powerfully belted out the song, Ani Maamin B’emunah Sheleima – which means “I believe in God with full faith” – a thought suddenly crossed my mind.

Ma’ayanot Students Make A Bat Mitzvah Girl’s Dreams Come True

29 Sivan 5775 – June 15, 2015
The first issue the girls had to deal with was finding sponsors willing to donate goods and services for the event.

Tree Of Life

9 Sivan 5775 – May 26, 2015
Girls don't usually learn Gemara. Everyone knows that.

Poetry Slam

9 Iyyar 5775 – April 27, 2015
The poetry slam required entrants to compose original poetry with powerful imagery and energetic rhythm bringing their poems to life – making it palpable to the audience.

A Life Of Music

“I was so inspired by the beautiful lessons I learned and by the holiness around me that I just couldn't stop writing songs!” she says.

While The Rabbi Slept

2 Iyyar 5775 – April 20, 2015
Every moment was a gift. I held each one, savoring.


We arrived in Auschwitz on Thursday, January 30, 2014. My seminary was taking us to see where the prisoners were kept. When we got...

We Created A Museum!

From the moment Israel was declared a Jewish state, it has been the subject of controversy and struggle.

A New School For A New Life

11 Nisan 5775 – March 30, 2015
David looked up. “Hatzlacha, Dina,” he smiled. “I hope everything goes well.”

Reign Of Silence

26 Adar 5775 – March 16, 2015
There’s so much he could do Resources are not few He refuses to end all His SILENCE.

Get Smart!

Playing a musical instrument can help build faith in yourself as you observe yourself do something splendidly.

Will Latin Seize The Day?

The task of studying Latin may not be a worthy endeavor to most of the population, but for those who plan on going into medicine or law it may not be such a bad idea.

Jewish Outreach At Yale University

19 Adar 5775 – March 9, 2015
JLIC campus couples serve as tremendous role models for Jewish students on campus...

Revolutionizing Bikkur Cholim Through Music

5 Adar 5775 – February 23, 2015
A program that started with a handful of volunteers has grown exponentially to include students from a wider array of backgrounds.

What ‘Type’ Are You?

14 Shevat 5775 – February 2, 2015
People’s clothing can earn them a derogative title, or even an assumption of their personality! This is wrong in so many ways.

Why Is Music Education Important?

In the hands of a child with talent, passion and persistence, an instrument can change a life.

Tefillah On The Train

7 Shevat 5775 – January 26, 2015
We aren't at a platform; we are underground, just sitting there.

My City

29 Tevet 5775 – January 19, 2015
Garbage in your streets, my city Wind-blown litter, lonely men


I love you in your blazing heat my aching feet dragging in your streets.

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