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Bluma Rivkin Discusses Keeping Her Family Whole Post-Hurricane Katrina

Bluma Rivkin struggled to keep her family together as they fled in the midst of Hurricane Katrina.

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Bluma Rivkin struggled to keep her family together as they fled in the midst of Hurricane Katrina.

Rachel King on the Opening of Mayyim Hayyim

On May 14, 2004, the progressive mikveh Mayyim Hayyim opened its doors. Rachel King discusses the powerful experience of immersing in this welcoming, inclusive space at important turning points in her life.

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On May 14, 2004, the progressive mikveh Mayyim Hayyim opened its doors. Rachel King discusses the powerful experience of immersing in this welcoming, inclusive space at important turning points in her life.

Deborah Waxman, 2013

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Rabbi Deborah Waxman in 2013.

Image courtesy of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College via Wikimedia Commons.

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Rabbi Deborah Waxman in 2013.

Image courtesy of the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College via Wikimedia Commons.

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Anita Diamant

Both through her writing and through her work as founding president of Mayyim Hayyim, Anita Diamant has breathed new life into Jewish midrash and rituals.

Why This Mompreneur Is Grateful for Shabbat

If you’re a driven, self-employed working parent like I am, there’s no internal control mechanism that says it’s time to shut down. I’m nurturing preschool-aged twins, an expanding business, and my next book—entities that call on my resources with infinite demands. Left to my own devices, I would probably crash and burn. In the past, I have.

"Being, Doing" Shabbat Graphic by Marco Acevedo

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"Being, Doing" by Marco Acevedo, created for Beth Emet's 5775 theme.
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"Being, Doing" by Marco Acevedo, created for Beth Emet's 5775 theme.

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Sophie Edelhart at the Western Wall

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Sophie Edelhart at the Western Wall.
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Sophie Edelhart at the Western Wall.

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Eliana Melmed at her Bat Mitzvah

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Eliana Melmed at her Bat Mitzvah.

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Eliana Melmed at her Bat Mitzvah.

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Ilana Goldberg's Bat Mitzvah

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Program from Ilana Goldberg's Bat Mitzvah.

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Program from Ilana Goldberg's Bat Mitzvah.

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Rabbi Sandy Sasso at Prague Jewish Cemetery, Cropped

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Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and guide in the Prague Jewish Cemetery.
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Rabbi Sandy Eisenberg Sasso and guide in the Prague Jewish Cemetery.

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