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Ballroom Dancing and Bat Mitzvah Blackout: A Conversation with Ilana Pavlotsky

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Director, Prozdor
February 27, 2014

Ilana Pavlotsky is a junior at Needham High School and recently returned from traveling to Ukraine on Havayah, a fellowship run by Prozdor for teens from Boston, Haifa, and Dnepropetrovsk, Ukraine, to run 10 days of programming for Jewish elementary school students there. Ilana, who comes from a Ukrainian family herself, is a passionate ballroom dancer […]

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Apologies for the Delay

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Director of Programming and Initiatives, Prozdor
February 18, 2014

Hello loyal followers, I apologize for our radio silence. The past two days have been quite a whirlwind, and I am just now finding a few moments to sit down and detail what we’ve been doing. Next blogpost up you will get a participant perspective. The Travel Well, after seven hours at Logan, we got […]

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Tales From Israel: The Intersection of Faith and Future

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Director, Prozdor
December 23, 2013

For the fourth year in a row I spent a sleepless Shabbat in Jerusalem. It’s not necessarily Jerusalem’s fault that I’m up until 3 in the morning every time I’m there. Given the timing of Prozdor’s vacations and flights, inevitably we arrive late on a Wednesday or Thursday, eat dinner, and then stumble off to […]

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The Write Stuff

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Director, Prozdor
December 13, 2013

By this point in my life, I’m certainly old enough to realize what I’m good at. I’ve also reached the point that I recognize what needs a lot of work. Case in point: writing. Don’t get me wrong, I love to write. I enjoy blogging, I’ve been keeping a daily journal for 25 years and […]

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A Family Affair: Four Perspectives on Prozdor From The Krieger/Musinsky Family

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Director, Prozdor
December 12, 2013

David Krieger and Susan Musinsky are the parents of Rebecca and Eli Krieger. Rebecca, a senior at Watertown High School and a Bronfman Fellow, has been involved with Prozdor for five years and is currently a participant in the 12th grade Moreshet program. Her brother, Eli, is in 9th grade at Watertown High School and […]

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EGOT* Bound: A conversation with Prozdor student Ariel Bavly

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Director, Prozdor
November 7, 2013

Ariel Bavly, a Prozdor 9th grader and student at Newton South High School, has a remarkable array of talents in the performing arts. In addition to her studies, Ariel is establishing herself as a songwriter, actress and dancer. She has had the opportunity to collaborate with many eminent artists (including her father). We are excited […]

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Everyone Will Lead

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Community Blog Everyone Will Lead

Director, Prozdor
October 16, 2013

I was out on my regular afternoon run a few days ago, when a 45-mile-per-hour wind suddenly picked up on the leading edge of a cold front. The sky went from sunny to ominous, the breeze, from light to gusty, and before I knew it I was running stretches on the track into an intense […]

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Four Questions with Jessica Silverman

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Community Blog Four Questions with Jessica Silverman

Director, Prozdor
July 24, 2013

One of the most exciting new offerings at Prozdor this fall will be a science, technology, engineering and math module in which students explore the intersection of Judaism and science in new and creative ways. We have tapped Acton, Mass. native Jessica Silverman, a newly minted Ph.D., to teach this section. Here, Silverman talks about […]

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What Prozdor Means to Me

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Community Blog What Prozdor Means to Me

Student, Prozdor
May 29, 2013

When I first came to Prozdor, I knew that I wanted to think critically about Judaism, but I had no one to talk about it with. My shul is great, but there weren’t a lot of teenagers there and I never got into any youth groups. Prozdor gave me what I had been missing: people […]

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A New Vision for Prozdor

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Community Blog A New Vision for Prozdor

Director, Prozdor
May 9, 2013

Kids don’t know how lucky they have it. They go to school, get driven to sports and music classes, have play dates, watch TV, get food prepared for them and are only inconvenienced by doing homework. Generally speaking, they get to pursue their interests and passions with the support of their parents. Enter Prozdor. Prozdor […]

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