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10 reasons why I love being Jewish

During my stint interning in China last year, my Liverpudlian friend remarked during Friday night drinks (ironically enough) that I was “the keenest Jew” he had ever met. 2,153 more words


Senator Cory Booker Speech

Some speeches are made for a specific season but some are fruitful in and out of season. This is a wonderful speech from The Honorable Senator Cory Booker.


Moonbeams and the Moedim Part IV  

Please see Part I, Part II, and Part III for the best context.


 I do hope you that you have at least read… 3,031 more words


Light from an Anglo Saxon Candlemas

At the beginning of February we celebrate Candlemas, The Feast of the Presentation of Our Lord in the Temple. One of the most ancient of Christian festivals, a special feature of Candlemas is the blessing and carrying of lit candles, celebrating Christ, ‘a light to enlighten all peoples.’ In this passage the tenth century Anglo Saxon abbot Ælfric of Eynsham describes the day: 208 more words


Advisor Chanukah Event!

Thank you to everyone who came out to the Chanukah event on December 21st! For those who missed it, we enjoyed great food and company, a relative and uplifting speech from Marc, raffle prizes and treats! 8 more words