Monthly Archives: October 2015

A Community of Belonging

Welcome to the Last Installment of our October Blog Series, From Rachel Hillman, Guest Editor October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month where the media highlights breast cancer, research for treatment and, one day, a cure. During October, many women and men … Continue reading

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Blue for Boys, Pink for Girls

by Leeza Negelev, Associate Director of Education Do you remember the moment when you figured out the world would relate to you according to your physical sex? I realized this while picking apples with my family at age four; I … Continue reading

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Why I Don’t Call Myself a Survivor

Welcome to Our October Blog Series, From Rachel Hillman, Guest Editor October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month where the media highlights breast cancer, research for treatment and, one day, a cure. During October, many women and men share their stories about … Continue reading

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A Year Since the Hidden Cameras at the Mikveh… Has Anything Changed?

by Carrie Bornstein, Executive Director Originally posted on the Times of Israel Blog  It’s been one year since Rabbi Barry Freundel was discovered to be spying on women as they prepared to immerse in the mikveh in Washington, DC. Since … Continue reading

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Separation

Welcome to Our October Blog Series, From Rachel Hillman, Guest Editor October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month where the media highlights breast cancer, research for treatment and, one day, a cure. During October, many women and men share their stories about … Continue reading

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History for the Holidays

by Walt Clark, Office Manager Wow. Last month was insane. We had 233 immersions in the month of September. That is the most we have ever had. In any month. Ever! We have been on track to have more immersions this year … Continue reading

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Sukkot and the Fragility of Our Lives

Welcome to Our October Blog Series, From Rachel Hillman, Guest Editor October is Breast Cancer Awareness Month, a month where the media highlights breast cancer, research for treatment and, one day, a cure. During October, many women and men share their stories about … Continue reading

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