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Building Jewish Allies

Building Jewish Allies

This article was first published March 2023 in the Washington Jewish Week  Everywhere we turn, we hear about the rising tide of antisemitism, a story that almost seems to be writing an alternative version of who Jews are in America. When my Mother-in law, Joyce...

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October 27th 2022 Thoughts

October 27th 2022 Thoughts

At the fourth commemoration of the October 27th Shooting, time heals some wounds, but opens others.  How are we different?  While 2019 taught us to turn outward and embrace our neighbors to heal, COVID forced us to introspect and see how we fared on our own or in our...

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Revisiting 2 for Seder in 2022 – Three Perspectives

Revisiting 2 for Seder in 2022 – Three Perspectives

The Continuing Need for 2 for Seder By Cindy Goodman-Leib, 2 for Seder Board Member in Squirrel Hill, Pittsburgh, PA When confronted with the enormous challenges in the world, we can look around and feel helpless, not sure what we can do. This is especially true with...

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Walking on the Bridges We Built

Walking on the Bridges We Built

Post-Rally Against Anti-Semitism: What's Next? Take Action is on temporary hiatus, but we felt current events needed addressing. Helping people understand the complexities of Israel and Palestine is not our focus.  As an American, I don't pretend to understand the...

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2 for Seder: Your Questions Answered

2 for Seder: Your Questions Answered

Having a Virtual 2 for Seder?  See our Virtual Resources Page for ideas, downloads and inspirations!  2 for Seder is a special program.  When Joyce Fienberg, my mother-in-law, was murdered at the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh, I felt that there was so much...

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A Teen’s Adventures with 2 for Seder

A Teen’s Adventures with 2 for Seder

Computers Shouldn't Drink Wine! A Teen's Adventures with 2 for Seder - written by Ben Shoykhet I am 15 and was born in Pittsburgh. My family lived in Squirrel Hill where the anti-Semitic attack happened at the Tree of Life synagogue. As a high school Sophomore in...

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Fighting Back Against Hate on Campus

Fighting Back Against Hate on Campus

Thank you to Moshe Lencer for this story. COVID-19 has changed campus life as we usually know it. Students take classes online, spend time at home more than on-campus, and most social events have been either canceled or altered to fit the times. Sadly, some aspects of...

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Fight Anti-Semitism with Love and Hamentashen

Fight Anti-Semitism with Love and Hamentashen

Purim Take Action Tip: Give a Mishloch Manot package to at least two neighbors of another faith. The news stories about anti-Semitism just are not slowing down.  Fight this fire with love by sharing a joyous holiday with our neighbors - the story of Purim. This story...

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Finding Common Ground: Romantic Love

Finding Common Ground: Romantic Love

Take Action looks at ways to help you fight anti-Semitism by building bridges to our neighbors – including acquaintances, co-workers and fellow students.  One of our ongoing series is “Finding Commonalities” which is critical to building bridges. We’re all...

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2 for Seder
2 for Seder's Community Seder will be held in Pittsburgh this year! ThankTemple Emanuel of South HillsHills for hosting this multicultural event as part of the ADL Kulanu program. More to come about this exciting event! ... See MoreSee Less
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