Orthodox Skier Takes Jewish Outreach to New Heights

When it comes to Jewish outreach, Jodi Berris will climb the highest mountain. Then she’ll ski down it. “I have a pretty serious passion for skiing,” Jodi says. “I ski every day, Sunday to Friday. I love skiing!” Her love for the slopes is only matched by her love for creating Jewish events, a combination that […]

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This Orthodox Jewish Organization Provides Education and Support For Addiction

Communities Confronting Substance Abuse (CCSA) is a new organization in Teaneck, New Jersey which educates and supports Orthodox Jewish teens, families and caregivers on addiction and substance misuse. Founders and Directors Lianne and Etiel Forman are both attorneys and the parents of five children. Having known nothing about addiction previously, the Formans were forced into […]

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These Orthodox Jewish College Kids Are Spreading Kindness During A Pandemic

“It started as a spreadsheet, a very basic spreadsheet,” Elana Sichel, a recent graduate of University of Maryland says. She and Hadassah Raskas, a U Penn rising senior, are the co-founders of Corona Connects, an initiative that pairs volunteers with organizations needing the extra hands during this chaotic time of living through the Coronavirus pandemic. […]

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