Wishing all our readers a Chag Pesach Sameach. We will resume publishing on May 1st. … [Read more...] about Chag Sameach!
Archives for April 2016
By Joshua Ladon Last week, 32 eleventh graders from the Jewish Community High School of the Bay in San Francisco and I were in Tel Aviv’s Shapira neighborhood listening to a Sudanese refugee tell his powerful story of escaping from his village to Khartoum, from Khartoum to C … [Read more...] about Moving Israel Education Beyond ‘Complexity’ to ‘Responsibility’
By Briana Holtzman Passover is one of my favorite holidays. Each year, we are challenged anew to think about what we are willing to fight for; charged to make the changes we want to see in the world. Instead of simply marking an historical event on the calendar, we are … [Read more...] about What’s Really Enough When it Comes to Jewish Teen Engagement?
By Zhanna Beyl Illustrations by Yelena Yafe Passover Haggadah When my husband and I were still dating, he invited me to a Passover Seder family reunion somewhere in the suburbs of Philadelphia. His mother’s family rented a large reception hall, ordered Kosher for Passover f … [Read more...] about My Freedom in Three Objects
By Jay Ruderman We at the Ruderman Family Foundation have two key missions - the full inclusion of people with disabilities, and the strengthening of the relationship between Israel and the US Jewish community - though we’ve been engaged with the former focus for a longer t … [Read more...] about Looking Back to Look Forward