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Trying Something New

Last week, I was talking to a friend and told her about my new adventure. It turns out that she runs the gift shop for the synagogue we belong to and is looking for some original, local stuff to sell. 519 more words


A Tzedakah Box For The 21st Century

This post first appeared as “Design Contest: Rethink the Tzedakah Box'” on The Shmooze blog at the Forward.

Remember that little cardboard or plastic (and if you are even older, metal)  113 more words

The Jewish Past, Present And Future

What's a pushke?

A pushke is the Yiddish equivalent of a cardboard Unicef box. It is a little can or jar or box kept in the kitchen to collect money for charity. 23 more words