Today is About Love and Remembering

Today is About Love and Remembering

It’s been two years since my world was shattered, when a monster so full of hate decided to take the lives of innocent people at Shabbat prayer, including my kind, beautiful and caring Mother-in-law, Joyce Fienberg. Would you say that 2 for Seder started because...
Take Action Tip 12: Tell Diego’s Story

Take Action Tip 12: Tell Diego’s Story

This Week’s Tip:  For sports fans (or folks talking with sports fans) weaving Diego Schwartzman’s story into a discussion combats almost every negative stereotype about Jews and inspires all of us when we need a little boost! You Should Know Diego...
Contemplating Contemplation

Contemplating Contemplation

Elul has begun!  As Jews, this is a traditional time of self-reflection to prepare for the High Holidays where we ask for forgiveness from family, friends, and G-d. Ample time for self-reflection and quiet contemplation is a side of Judaism that COVID has...
Action Tip 9: Spirit Night!!

Action Tip 9: Spirit Night!!

Despite the heat, it’s almost Fall!  Local groups and clubs are exploring ways to safely resume their activities.  School is starting up again soon, albeit virtually in many areas.  “Spirit Nights” are a type of fundraiser that supports a group at a local restaurant. ...
Acton Tip 8: Is Your Alma Mater Supportive?

Acton Tip 8: Is Your Alma Mater Supportive?

Going to college is going to look different this year.  Regardless, my alma mater has already sent multiple letters and emails asking for donations. At that same time, reports of harassment of Jewish students from fellow students and even faculty are steadily...