Monthly Archives: December 2013

Setting the Table: Service Versus Hospitality

I love watching cooking shows in my spare time.  Although I cannot eat in any of America’s top restaurants, I find something deeply satisfying about watching people prepare a delicious meal, whether I am debating the candidates on Top Chef, letting … Continue reading

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Bnai Mitzvah Birthright: An Immodest and Audacious Proposal

I would be not where I am today were it not for the life-changing experience I had in United Synagogue Youth, where I served as a chapter president, regional president, international vice-president, and counselor and group leader on USY on … Continue reading

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I am a Teacher, I am a Text

When I worked at Brandeis University as a Community Educator for the Genesis Program, I developed a fascination with the connection between relationship-building and learning in Jewish education.   As a masters student, I was able to turn this fascination … Continue reading

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