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Save BIG on Jewish Summer Camp

Start your child’s “summer of a lifetime” at Jewish overnight camp. From ziplines to waterskiing to singing under the stars, at camp your child can discover who they are while having a total blast. Campers are bunkmates and team players, artists and athletes, creative problem-solvers…

Am Yisrael Chai: My Experience Overseas


I recently spent 10 days in Moscow, Georgia and St. Petersburg with over 100 other Jewish leaders as part of our annual National Young Leadership Cabinet study mission.  From a multitude of experiences and encounters two stand out:

We had the incredible honor of being joined in St. Peters…

Board Chair Reflections: Kvetching


In the aftermath of a very controversial election in Israel, let us take a moment and assess the non-political situation.  In neighboring Lebanon, Hezbollah has more missiles aimed at Israel (approximately 130,000) than most countries even possess.  In Gaza, Hamas and their “brethren”…

9 Things You Didn’t Know About Passover

  1. In Gibraltar, There’s Dust in the Haroset.
    The traditional haroset is a sweet Passover paste whose texture is meant as a reminder of the mortar the enslaved Jews used to build in ancient Egypt. The name itself is related to the Hebrew word for clay. In Ashkenazi tradition, it is made …

Israel Election Summary

Results are not yet final, but at this stage, Benjamin Netanyahu will almost certainly remain the country’s prime minister and will form a coalition very similar to the outgoing government. Netanyahu’s Likud and Benny Gantz’s Blue and White Party, look like they will win 35 seats eac…