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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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Self Expression Through Spoken Word
January 15, 2021

Self Expression Through Spoken Word

By VOX ATL in 2021
Caroline Rothstein, an internationally touring writer, spoken word poet and performer, spoke to a group of Atlanta teens about your own personal gods, Judaism in today, self-love, anti-semitism, and reincarnation, inspiring us to take her...
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Too young to vote, these kids are helping get others to the polls in Georgia.
January 13, 2021

Too young to vote, these kids are helping get others to the polls in Georgia.

By The Forward in 2021
By Sarah Brown, originally published in the Forward, December 30, 2020 Sarah Dowling and Justin Meszler may not be old enough to vote, but they’re making an impact in the upcoming Georgia Senate runoff election....
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