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December 2020

Missing Out On What’s Important

It’s hard living in extreme partisan times. We aren’t usually open to listen to others who have different viewpoints. That’s unfortunate. We often miss...

Experience the Wisdom of Judaism

“I can’t express how much I appreciate Hillel. It gives me an opportunity to feel Jewish and I definitely look forward to it. It’s...

Hanukkah

I had a determinedly blasé attitude toward Hanukkah growing up: America’s retailers were not going to cause me to accord this minor Jewish holiday with...

Making Memories

Hanukkah, which begins on December 10 and ends December 18, is normally a fun time to gather together as a family and celebrate our...

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JLife Extra- New Year, New Promise

Everyone can agree that 2020 was a year like no other. While most activities in the Jewish community are still being conducted on a...

A Fresh New Year

We woke up this morning to a fresh, new day; a fresh, new month; a fresh, new year.  “Modeh ani lefanechah….” Thank you G-d for...

The Ultimate Holiday Dish

If you ask most Jews to name their favorite Jewish foods, brisket would be high on the list, along with bagels, knishes and kugel,...

Pandemic Perspectives

What criteria should be used to determine which population groups in the United States should be first to receive the COVID-19 vaccines once they...