June 9, 2016
Leadership Development

Cultivating Jewish Leadership

“I used to be a sidelines kind of person in my synagogue,” Harlan Grasier explains. “Then I got the tap […]
June 8, 2016

It Happened in Yokneam-Meggido

When UGA sophomore Ilana Sturisky, 19, signed up for a Birthright Israel trip she coordinated her travel with a friend […]
May 31, 2016

“Just because he can’t speak doesn’t mean he doesn’t have anything to say.”

Jan Isaacson and Gregory Jay first met in 1995 when they set off on a Young Professionals trip to Israel sponsored […]
May 31, 2016

One Good Deed at a Time

Born and raised in Atlanta, Natalie Halpern worked until her 70s and spent most of her 90 years as an […]
May 31, 2016

The Jewish Life He Dreamed Of

Without a doubt, there is nothing as heart-warming as hearing a thirteen-year-old sincerely say, “Attending Torah Day School created a […]
May 31, 2016

My Interfaith Journey

Ever since we started talking about spending our lives together, we considered being an interfaith household. I was born and raised Methodist, baptized, confirmed, and attended church on holidays and a few Sundays each month. I was involved in a high school youth group but lost touch when I went to college. […]
May 31, 2016

And then there was CAMP

Maddie Siegel grew up in a suburb of Atlanta where there is a “decent” Jewish population. She grew up Jewish, attending […]
May 31, 2016

The Gift of an Education

Rique Ragghianti is a devout Catholic whose upbringing consisted of a baptism, confirmation, first communion, weekly religious Sunday school and […]
May 31, 2016

Hunting for Identity: Matthew Hunt’s life-changing Birthright experience

Matthew Hunt always knew he was Jewish. His mother is Jewish so he was Jewish too, or at least that’s […]


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