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Big Bang Theory Star Mayim Bialik Visits Imagine Israel Changemaker

Big Bang Theory Star Mayim Bialik Visits Imagine Israel Changemaker

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Exciting news to share: Mayim Bialik, known for playing Amy Farrah Fowler on the hit show, The Big Bang Theory, recently took a trip with her son to Israel in honor of his Bar Mitzvah. While in Israel, Mayim and her son volunteered in the logistics center of the one and only Leket Israel. You may remember

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Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Miri Bernovsky Tibon

Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Miri Bernovsky Tibon

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By Miri Bernovsky Tibon Miri Bernovsky Tibon is finishing her first year of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Congregational Shlichim Program, working at Agudas Achim Congregation.  How do you sum up one year on the job? Last August, I arrived at an unknown destination. A new country, a new city, a new community. I had

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Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Noy Peri

Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Noy Peri

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By Noy Peri Noy Peri is finishing her first year of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Congregational Shlichim Program, working at Gesher Jewish Day School and Congregation Olam Tikvah. She is excited to be continuing for a second year! Flashback to August 2017: Right before I arrived in DC, I spoke to my Rabbi

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Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Rena Ableman

Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Rena Ableman

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By Rena Ableman Rena Ableman is finishing her second year of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Congregational Shlichim Program, working at Beth Sholom Congregation and Talmud Torah.   I remember early last year, I was invited, together with two fellow congregational shlichim, to speak at a Federation board meeting. The former CEO, Steve Rakitt, asked

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Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Ella Tesler

Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Ella Tesler

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By Ella Tesler Ella Tesler is finishing her second year of the Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Congregational Shlichim Program, working at Shaare Torah Congregation. What I Learned from My Last Two Years as a Shlicha (Emissary) in America I learned I’m a Zionist. I learned I’m authentic. I learned I have a thick accent…I

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Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Ayelet Levi

Congregational Shlichim Reflections: Ayelet Levi

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By: Ayelet Levi Ayelet Levi is finishing her second year of The Jewish Federation of Greater Washington’s Congregational Shlichim Program, working at both Adat Shalom Reconstructionist Congregation and MoEd.  Before I came to DC, I never thought about how my workplace could have such a significant impact on my life. I quickly learned that being

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Arab-Israeli-DC School Partnership

Arab-Israeli-DC School Partnership

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By Shelli Putterman-Kenett, Hebrew teacher at Charles E. Smith Jewish Day School and program head of the Triangular Partnership for CESJDS The experience I had with the Triangular school program has been unique. I first learned about the “dialogue through cinema” program when I was approached by JDS to create a program for our school

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Good Deeds Day 2018 with The Edlavitch DCJCC

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A variety of hands-on projects: Assemble instant soup bowls, hygiene kits, packages for veterans, activity kits for children at TzedekDC, make costumes for Only Make Believe, knit and crochet with Handmade for the Homeless, learn about what #loveis and what #loveisnot. Fill out my online form. var qohsmem06ykt05;(function(d, t) { var s = d.createElement(t), options Read more

Test 2 Food

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Test 2

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