God sets peace on your borders, and satisfies you with choice wheat. ​​​​​​​ (Psalms 147:14) During this period between Passover and Shavuot, there’s a Jewish tradition called “counting the Omer.” What’s the Omer? It’s the 49 day period between Passover and Shavuot. In ancient times, this was also the period of time in between the […]

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ח׳ באייר ה׳תשע״ט (May 13, 2019)
Elizabeth spark of light

Elizabeth Kaplan is a Program Director at JCC Greater Boston where she runs Discovery Club, engaging kids with interactive workshops that fuse their interests with Jewish content. Blending topics like robotics, cooking, and farming, she helps kids and families to connect to Jewish holidays, rituals, and stories. Originally from Connecticut, she relocated to Boston for […]

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ט׳ בטבת ה׳תשע״ט (December 17, 2018)
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Marc Stober is a Hebrew College student working toward cantorial ordination as well as a Master’s degree in Jewish Education. He sees music and food as creative avenues that people like, and that connect them to Judaism, and are surrounded by a lot of authentic Jewish tradition. He currently lives in Newton with his family. Marc is always […]

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ג׳ בטבת ה׳תשע״ט (December 11, 2018)