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Born This Way, But Commanded To Change

This morning, when I walked into the kitchen, my husband gave me the derisive look you give someone when you’ve asked them to do the same thing 5,247 times, yet they’re still ignoring you. “Can you PLEASE stop leaving your cereal bowl by the couch at night?!” I like to eat before-bed cereal. It’s a […]

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What Do Orthodox Jewish Kids and Teens Do for Fun?

Dear Jew in the City, I am a 21 year old Jew born and raised in New Jersey.  I went to Hebrew school and had my Bar Mitzvah at a conservative temple.  My parents are secular, and I’ve been living a secular life.  Over the past three years in college, I’ve become close with a […]

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A Very Weighty Issue: How Are Your Personal Values Calculated?

I had never been on a diet – that is, until two months ago. I was one of those obnoxious people who could eat as much of whatever I wanted, whenever I pleased. God, life was good. Even my postpartum weight came off easily with my first three pregnancies by simply nursing and sticking to a strict regimen of sloth. Pregnancy number four was different. […]

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“Shabbat: The Rest of the Story,” Ep. 3, Season 2

What does it mean to “rest” on Shabbat? And what exactly do you do on a day of rest? Watch this video to find out. If you found this content meaningful and want to help further our mission through our Keter, Makom, and Tikun branches, please consider becoming a Change Maker today.

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