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Articles by Nancy Gorod

A Gap Year and Its Impact and Influence
March 23, 2021

A Gap Year and Its Impact and Influence

By Nancy Gorod in 2021
As a Jewish educator, I encourage a Gap Year experience to many of the High School teens I work with.  It is an experience that is unparalleled for the growth and development of a young...
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It’s Not Your Responsibility to Finish All the Work
January 15, 2021

It’s Not Your Responsibility to Finish All the Work

By Nancy Gorod in 2020
Rabbi Tarfon teaches us in Pirkei Avot: The day is short, the task is long, and workers are indolent, and the masters are insistent. He goes on to say: It is not your responsibility to...
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