The Whole World Is A Sukkah: Intergalactic Judaism

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Director, Prozdor
September 17, 2014

I’ve probably taught 20 different courses over the past 11 years at Prozdor. While most have been about Israel and the Bible, every now and again I take a shot at something new. This semester I had a crazy idea: what would it be like to teach a class about how Judaism would look, feel, […]

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Pronouns and Progressivism: Nothing Is Easy

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Rising Voices Fellow
May 13, 2014

This month our Rising Voices Fellows reflect on their experiences of the fellowship over the past year. Be sure to check the JWA blog each Tuesday for a new post from our fellows—and check out the great educational resources provided by our partner organization, Prozdor. The Rising Voices Fellowship was an experience unlike any other I’ve had before. It offered […]

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A Teen Blogger’s Reflections

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Rising Voices Fellow
May 13, 2014

This month our Rising Voices Fellows reflect on their experiences of the fellowship over the past year. Be sure to check the JWA blog each Tuesday for a new post from our fellows—and check out the great educational resources provided by our partner organization, Prozdor. I honestly had no clue what type of psychological boot camp I signed up for […]

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Relief Trip to Seabright

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Student, Prozdor
May 11, 2014

The 2014 Relief Trip to Seabright New Jersey was a moving experience. 19 Prozdor volunteers drove to Seabright on the morning of Wednesday April 24th, not many of us knew what to expect. Hurricane Sandy struck Seabright, New Jersey so hard that an organization solely for lifting people back on their feet was born: Seabright […]

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Far Away and Still at Home: Israel and Our Interfaith Family

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Director, Prozdor
May 9, 2014

When a Jewish kid from Boston met a Catholic girl from Rhode Island in a Waltham basement fifteen years ago, I’m sure no one looked into the future and saw us happily married with a boatload of kids. But in this world, you never know what will happen, and here we are. It may not […]

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Seeking Out the Untold Stories

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Rising Voices Fellow
May 7, 2014

I didn’t expect much when I first joined the Rising Voices Fellowship—I thought I’d meet some fellow writers and have a good time blogging. Yes, both of those things ended up happening for me, but I ended up getting so much more out of the fellowship than I had originally expected. I’ve participated in many meaningful activities, […]

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How Joining a Community of Writers Changed Me

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Rising Voices Fellow
May 2, 2014

This month our Rising Voices Fellows reflect on their experiences of the fellowship over the past year. Be sure to check the JWA blog each Tuesday for a new post from our fellows—and check out the great educational resources provided by our partner organization, Prozdor. Before this year, I had always viewed writing as a solitary process. I wrote alone, […]

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Rising through the Year

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Rising Voices Fellow
April 29, 2014

This month our Rising Voices Fellows reflect on their experiences of the fellowship over the past year. Be sure to check the JWA blog each Tuesday for a new post from our fellows—and check out the great educational resources provided by our partner organization, Prozdor. As my year in the Rising Voices Fellowship comes to a close, it is time […]

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Freedom Stories

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Rising Voices Fellow
April 15, 2014

This month our Rising Voices Fellows explore their relationships to Passover traditions. Be sure to check theJWA blog each Tuesday for a new post from our fellows—and check out the great educational resources provided by our partner organization, Prozdor. The first books I ever fell in love with were the American Girl books. The American Girl Company as a […]

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The Passover Challenge: Discovering What We Take for Granted

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Rising Voices Fellow
April 10, 2014

This month our Rising Voices Fellows explore their relationships to Passover traditions. Be sure to check theJWA blog each Tuesday for a new post from our fellows—and check out the great educational resources provided by our partner organization, Prozdor. Even though the snow has persisted through and beyond the winter season, I am glad to acknowledge that spring is […]

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