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  • Central American immigrants’ story reflects Jews’ past

    June 17, 2015 | 2:14 pm

    I recently was part of a small group of lawyers given the opportunity to tour the family immigration detention centers in southern Texas. The purpose of the trip was to introduce us to the facilities and the detainees and to urge us and our law firms to contribute our time and...

  • Authentic people person

    By Ryan Torok

    June 10, 2015 | 3:07 pm

    Jacob Shulman, 18
    El Camino Real Charter
    Gap year: Conservative Yeshiva in Israel

    As president of Shomrei Torah Synagogue’s chapter of United Synagogue Youth (USY), Jacob Shulman has learned that leadership requires one of the hardest skills in life: working with people.

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  • Don’t blame the USY’ers – blame the adults

    December 24, 2014 | 3:23 pm

    On Monday, the international board of United Synagogue Youth (USY) voted to junk the Conservative teen group’s requirement that its top leaders date only Jews. Instead, the leaders are supposed to “strive” to “model healthy Jewish dating choices” (whatever that means). A number of...

  • Left dripping at the mikveh

    May 21, 2014 | 2:02 pm

    What is your most powerful Jewish memory? Your bubbe’s creased hands as she covered her eyes before the flickering Shabbat candles? The sharp bite of maror and the sweet taste of grape juice at your parents’ seder table? Your first kiss at summer camp?

    These moments form...

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