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Shabbat Recipes from Atlanta & Israel
February 26, 2021

Shabbat Recipes from Atlanta & Israel

By Amplifying Israel Teen Fellows in 2021
Do you need Shabbat dinner inspiration? For their final project our Amplifying Israel teen fellows for February, Lulu Rosenberg and Shaked Nitka, created a joint cookbook of Shabbat dinner recipes: “We were able to show...
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Root One Israel Teen Travel Takes Off
February 18, 2021

Root One Israel Teen Travel Takes Off

By Atlanta Jewish Times in 2021
Root One, the major new $20 million national initiative announced by The Marcus Foundation in Atlanta to pump new life into teen trips to Israel, is off to a strong start. Despite all the uncertainties...
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Judaism In My Daily Life
February 18, 2021

Judaism In My Daily Life

By Shaked Nitka in 2021
Judaism is a big part of my life and it is in my daily life almost everywhere, sometimes even without me noticing it. It could be reflected in the David shield necklace that I got...
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My Connection to Judaism in Everyday Life
February 18, 2021

My Connection to Judaism in Everyday Life

By Lulu Rosenberg in 2021
Whether I am lighting the Shabbat candles, eating chicken soup with matzah balls, participating in a global Jewish youth group like BBYO, or attending a Strong Jewish Women’s Fellowship meeting, there is no doubt that...
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Eliminating Period Poverty Together
February 3, 2021

Eliminating Period Poverty Together

By VOX ATL in 2021
Period poverty is one of the most overlooked struggles, yet it still manages to affect more than 40 million people here in the United States alone, according to the Shriver Report. In January, the Jumpspark Strong Women Fellowship hosted...
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MAKING CHANGE IN A CHANGING WORLD WITH LOGAN ZINMAN GERBER
February 1, 2021

MAKING CHANGE IN A CHANGING WORLD WITH LOGAN ZINMAN GERBER

By VOX ATL in 2020
  “Participating in the fellowships enabled me to make some of my closest Jewish friends from across the country and channel my passion for social change into real action,” writes JumpSpark Strong Woman Fellow Sarah...
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