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  • Destination Shanghai

    I recently  had the opportunity to travel to China with the American Jewish Joint Distribution Committee young professionals group Entwine. JDC, or the “Joint,” is the world’s leading Jewish humanitarian assistance organization. Detroit’s own Penny Blumenstein is the current president. Entwine encompasses young Jewish leaders, influencers and advocates who seek to make a meaningful impact… More ▸

  • Generation Limmud

    I feel like I have to start this post with a confession: Before this weekend, I’d never been to Limmud. Ever. There must be others like me, so if you have no idea what I’m talking about, see here. I’d first heard of this thing when i was a grad student in London in 2003… More ▸

  • Limmud FSU building roots in New York:

    In early August, I spent a day of my vacation at The Hampton Synagogue in Westhampton, N.Y., where Limmud FSU had assembled more than 300 young Russian-speaking Jews for a day of informal Jewish learning. The goal for bringing the FSU conference stateside last month, according to Sandy Cahn, the philanthropist who helped found Limmud… More ▸