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Synagogue Council of Massachusetts

A Rabbi's Request Changed My Life. Really.

We are pleased to share this moving story by Sandra Slavet, Secretary, Board of Directors, Synagogue Council of Massachusetts (SCM): In the summer of 1987, I... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
RabbiHaLevi

Seventh Night of Chanukah: Warrior Jew

Chanukah and Christmas are both beautiful holidays and messages. The truth, however, is that they are radically different messages.   Christmas is about peace, love and... Read More
"Did You Know?" 8th Grader Sara Solomon wins! - Guest Speaker - Visitor from Israel.

"Did You Know?" 8th Grader Sara Solomon wins! - Guest Speaker - Visitor from Israel.

Personalized Goals Our own 8th grade student Sarah Solomon won the prestigious Israel Arbeiter Essay contest! Sponsored by JCRC. There were over 100 essays submitted, and what... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Did You Know? Wk #2

Did You Know? Wk #2

           Week #2 PERSONALIZED LEARNING In order to encourage our students to excel, KSA created Personalized S.M.A.R.T. Goals that are cross-curricular,... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Nicole Fonsh

How Jewish Are You?

Cross-posted from Living The Dream. Go on enough dates and you often feel like all the questions have been asked. Until this one.  I have... Read More
Posted in: 20s & 30s
Becoming a JCC Diller Teen Fellow

Becoming a JCC Diller Teen Fellow

It was June, 2011 and I was a high school freshman interviewing for a place in the 2011-2012 Boston JCC Diller Teen Fellowship cohort. I... Read More
Posted in: Personal Stories
Adoption and Jewish Identity Project

Are you (or is someone you know) a Jewish adoptive parent?

Chances are, you or someone you know is an adoptive parent.  As Adam Pertman demonstrated so conclusively in Adoption Nation:  How the Adoption Revolution is... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Dan Brosgol

"We Hold Judaism as a Special Treasure": Three Observations from Pirke Dorot

Jewish peoplehood and Jewish identity were front and center on the Prozdor “Pirke Dorot” trip to Israel last week.  While I joked over the course... Read More
Posted in: Israel & Overseas
Looking at Christmas as a Jew

Looking at Christmas as a Jew

Now that I’m an “adult” (all of twenty-three, which everyone loves to remind me is still so young), I have such an affinity for this... Read More
Posted in: 20s & 30s
The New Vilna Review

Pinksy and Machover Bring Shadow and Light to NCAC Event

I should admit up front that I have very little personal experience when it comes to the opera – when I was 10 my family... Read More
Posted in: Arts & Culture
 
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