By Rabbi Charles Simon
For years people have been writing about making certain that newly created Jews are not left at the mikveh. But what does that mean and more importantly what can we do about it? Consider a person who has, for whatever reason, decided to become Jewish. They learned a new language, they studied. They attended classes and religious services. They probably engaged in more different forms of Jewish practice in a normal month than do most people who belong to schuls!
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By Jill Goldenberg This past weekend, I was in Charleston with three friends from college. I had never been there, and, until three weeks ago, Charleston evoked images of quaint homes and Prince of Tides marshland. With the horrors inflicted on … [Continue reading]
[Written with summer camp staff in mind, but of interest to all.] Part 1 of 2 Are you new to Jewish Camp Fundraising? Here is a list compiled by JCamp 180 Mentors of the "must read" online resources for anyone involved in fundraising. Next … [Continue reading]