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- Assimilation Helps us to Grow: Thanksgivukkah, Menurkeys, and Our Expanding CommunityThu, 05 Dec 2013 - By Jenn Pollan This was adapted from a speech that Jenn recently gave at an AVODAH NYC Hanukkah party. In case you missed the articles on Buzzfeed and the pictures of “Menurkeys” that flooded Instagram and Twitter this year, Thanksgiving … Continue reading
- Is God Powerless? Hanukkah and God’s Aspirations for JusticeWed, 04 Dec 2013 - By Jonathan Huberman The following was adapted from a D’var Torah that Jonathan taught at a recent AVODAH NYC Hanukkah party. While the miracle of the menorah burning for eight days today receives the greatest attention during Hanukkah, the holiday … Continue reading
- To Thanksgiving…And BeyondWed, 27 Nov 2013 - By Kelley Kidd Over the last few weeks, I’ve been learning what life within the fundraising world looks like. Primarily, I learned that this is prime fundraising season among non-profits. For my placement, I had the delight of attending a … Continue reading
- New Chapter, New BeginningsThu, 21 Nov 2013 - By Dana Krimker When I began my year as an AVODAH corps member, I felt like a little fish in a big pond that was scary and new. Starting this new chapter of my life was intimidating because I felt … Continue reading
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