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A Life-Changing Experience for North American Teenagers in Israel

A Life-Changing Experience for North American Teenagers in Israel

The last year of California teenager Aviv Gadi’s schooling has literally changed her life. After spending her primary school years at a Jewish day school... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
We are in the process of converting our adopted son. What, aside from a bris, do we have to do?

We are in the process of converting our adopted son. What, aside from a bris, do we have to do?

My son was adopted at birth and we are in the process of converting him. Aside from a bris, is there anything else that needs... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
The Tastiest Hamantaschen (Including Gluten-Free!)

The Tastiest Hamantaschen (Including Gluten-Free!)

Purim wouldn’t be complete without hamantaschen, the three-cornered treat meant to symbolize the holiday’s villain, Haman. Here are two great recipes—a traditional version and a... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Informal poll on the best Jewish restaurants in town

Informal poll on the best Jewish restaurants in town

Thanks to the many people who answered our Facebook question about favorite Jewish restaurants around town. Brookline was the clear culinary destination here: Jerusalem Pita Michael's Deli... Read More
The Debrief: Will You Only Date Jews?

The Debrief: Will You Only Date Jews?

It turns out that many young adult members of the Boston Jewish community are thinking quite seriously about this question. See below for some of... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Four Questions with Meredith Goldstein, Love Letters Columnist

Four Questions with Meredith Goldstein, Love Letters Columnist

Like many Jewish women, Meredith Goldstein excels at giving advice. Unlike most of them, however, she actually gets paid to do it. Her column Love... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Go to Israel with CJP's Boston Community Birthright Israel Trip!

Go to Israel with CJP's Boston Community Birthright Israel Trip!

This summer travel to Israel with your fellow Boston locals through CJP's Boston Community Birthright trip! Am I eligible?•  Age 22-26 at the time of... Read More
Posted in: 20s & 30s
Go to Israel with CJP's Boston Community Birthright Israel Trip!

Go to Israel with CJP's Boston Community Birthright Israel Trip!

If Birthright Israel and the fine city of Boston had a baby, it would be 'CJP's Boston Community Birthright trip!' This is the only trip... Read More
Posted in: 20s & 30s
The Debrief: Vote for Sexy Activist Rabbi Margie

The Debrief: Vote for Sexy Activist Rabbi Margie

Jewrotica’s Sexiest Rabbis of 2013 has been revealed, and Boston’s own Rabbi Margie Klein Ronkin is a contender for “sexiest activist rabbi” of the year.... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
What are the arguments for and against the Documentary Hypothesis?

What are the arguments for and against the Documentary Hypothesis?

This week's Ask A Rabbi deals with the Documentary Hypothesis, the belief that the Torah is a collection of independent narratives written by different authors,... Read More

Events

Women Working Together Job Search Strategy Group & Individual Career Coaching
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Women Working Together Job Search Strategy Group & Individual Career Coaching

Career Moves -- a division of JVS | Get Your Career Moving
Riverway Cafe
Thursday, April 24, 2014

Riverway Cafe

Riverway Project
Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
Thursday, April 24, 2014

A Bissel Schlissel Challah Baking Workshop

Vilna Shul, Boston's Center for Jewish Culture
PJ Library Topsy Turvy Pajama Shabbat
Friday, April 25, 2014

PJ Library Topsy Turvy Pajama Shabbat

Jewish Community Centers of Greater Boston
Yavilah McCoy & Alexi Parashcos "Elements of Jewish Gospel"
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Yavilah McCoy & Alexi Parashcos "Elements of Jewish Gospel"

Temple Hillel B'nai Torah
Blue & White Night
Saturday, April 26, 2014

Blue & White Night

CJP - Combined Jewish Philanthropies
The Shoah in Israeli Culture, Memory, and Politics
Sunday, April 27, 2014

The Shoah in Israeli Culture, Memory, and Politics

Schusterman Center for Israel Studies
A Tribute to Israeli Song
Tuesday, April 29, 2014

A Tribute to Israeli Song

Jewish Music Theater
Auschwitz or Sinai: Israel and the Culture of Memory
Wednesday, April 30, 2014

Auschwitz or Sinai: Israel and the Culture of Memory

Hebrew College