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Lech L’cha: Going Forth to a New Jewish Home

By Jane E. Herman God said to Abram, “Go forth from your native land and…

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From Such Seeds As These | Shabbat Shalom, 12 Iyar, 5782, שבת שלום

From Such Seeds As These I spent much of this week in North Carolina, where…

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How Lessons From the Pandemic Inspired a Better Professional Development Model

By Sue Gelsey During the last two years, we’ve all learned to conduct our work…

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When We Rise | Shabbat Shalom, 5 Iyar, 5782, שבת שלום

When We Rise This was a very busy week for JCC Association, the JCC Movement,…

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Eternal Grief and Abundant Joy: A Country's Delicate Balance

By Leah Garber As happens every year, writing about Israel’s national holidays—Holocaust Remembrance Day, Memorial…

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Sovereignty | Shabbat Shalom, 28 Nisan, 5782, שבת שלום

Sovereignty  Poland. Slovakia. Hungary. Romania. Moldova. Over more than two months, these countries have welcomed…

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Why Our Israeli Shlichim Make Me Proud

By Guy Sela Last month all the shlichim who are working at JCCs, synagogues, day…

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JCC Movement Volunteers Fulfill Needs at the Ukraine Border

By Alexandra Nyashina From the very first moments of the war in Ukraine, Jewish organizations…

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V’hi She-am’dah Lavoteinu Velanu | Shabbat Shalom, 14 Nisan, 5782, שבת שלום

V’hi She-am’dah Lavoteinu Velanu | והיא שעמדה לאבותינו We boarded by way of the hangar…

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Why Resilience and Heroism Are Also Part of the Passover Story

By Leah Garber “In every generation, a person is obligated to see himself as if…

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