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02/23/2017 - Finding unity through song, ritual and discussion - Times of Israel

Anyone who says the month of January was easy is lying, or not paying attention. A usually predictable event — the peaceful succession of power from one president to the next — was anything but predictable as our country, still raw from the bitter election cycle of 2016, prepared for the giant question of “What comes next?”
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02/21/2017 - Convention draws Jewish youth from far and wide to Dallas, but biggest delegation is right at home - Dallas News

Thousands of Jewish teens from around the world converged on a downtown Dallas hotel this weekend to draw strength in their common faith and unity in their differences.
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02/07/2017 - Internal Exploration of Diversity, Equity, and Inclusion - Jim Joseph Foundation.org

How do we as Jews authentically tell our stories to others and ourselves? How do we as Jews bring the relevance and meaning of Judaism—whatever that may mean to you—in our lives? How do we as Jews show up? These are just a few of the questions I have been asking myself, sometimes more explicitly, sometimes less, over the last few years. The noted novelist and writer, Zora Neale Hurston said, “There are years that ask questions, and years that answer.” The answers to some of these questions have come to me in the form of practice and process; and in both personal and professional ways.
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01/25/2017 - A Racial Justice Retreat Empowered By Repair the World - RepairtheWorld.org

The cohort also recently inspired Pruce to double down on her dialogue facilitating efforts. Over MLK Day weekend she organized and hosted a racial justice retreat, supported and co-sponsored by Repair the World and Moishe House. The purpose of the retreat was to create space for young Jewish people to explore the intersection of Jewishness and racial justice.
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01/23/2017 - Moishe House Boulder Brings Sustainability Into 2017 - Boulder Jewish News

In line with their pro-environmental views, Moishe House Boulder, a community building organization for Jewish young adults, held a “Where is the gas in glass?” open house at Fire glass-blowing studio in Denver.
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01/19/2017 - Moishe House residents live their Jewish faith - The Columbus Dispatch

If not for the yarmulkes, prayers and blessings, the gathering in the Bexley apartment of three 20-somethings might have been any other party. If not for the yarmulkes, prayers and blessings, the gathering in the Bexley apartment of three 20-somethings might have been any other party.
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01/12/2017 - Come for the Party … Stay for the Judaism - Baltimore Jewish Times

I think that young Jews and millennials in general are all about creating something new and fresh and innovative, and Moishe House is about that,” continued Rubin, who oversees the Baltimore chapter of Moishe House which was founded in 2010.
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01/12/2017 - Social Innovators Share Thoughts on Next Generation Jewish Engagement - eJewish Philanthropy

On a recent evening, the Jewish Community Foundation of Los Angeles (The Foundation) hosted donors and friends for a panel discussion on next-generation engagement. This universal topic is front of mind with Jewish leaders striving to create pathways of inclusion and connectivity to Judaism for “Gen X” and millennials.
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