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  • Marge Piercy Poem
  • Rosh Hashanah Recipes
  • Spotlighting Sephardi Women
  • Acting Our Age
  • Rosh Hashanah Marge Piercy

    The Birthday of the World

    As we say goodbye to 5777 and come together at the start of 5778, Marge Piercy’s poem “The Birthday of the World” has been resonating through the halls of JWA. Like Piercy, we’re asking ourselves: How have we worked to make change this past year? What have we dared? What will we do in the coming year to further justice, to speak out and take a stand?

  • Plated Spaghetti Squash

    Rosh Hashanah Spaghetti Squash

    It’s been a tough year, and 5777 perhaps didn’t bring with it all the promise and renewal we thought it would. I hope that, in this new year, we all have opportunities for positive change and growth. May we also have the strength and opportunity to create change in the world at large.

  • Dimona Twist Movie Poster

    A Review of Dimona Twist

    Upon arriving at the theater, I realize quickly that I am the youngest person in attendance by decades.This night of the film festival is titled “An Evening of Empowering Sephardi Women,” and I’m here to see Dimona Twist, an Israeli film created by documentarian Michal Aviad. Dimona Twist recounts the history of North African and Eastern European immigrants to Dimona, a development town in Southern Israel, told through individual stories of seven women.

  • Susan Goodman Headshot

    Acting Our Age with Susan Goodman

    While her life’s work is a testament to her commitment to helping people grow older with dignity, respect, and independence, Susan Goodman’s latest project is remarkable in both its scope and specificity. Currently, in order to be interviewed on Susan’s blog Acting Our Age, you must be a woman 85 or older.

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2 days
Rosh Hashanah is nigh! Before it begins, watch our interview with the first female Orthodox rabbi! https://t.co/RdsnQYnpCD
2 days
Wishing you all a happy, safe, productive New Year, full of family, friends, reading, learning, history, and badass… https://t.co/0Nn2JN6PvZ
2 days
All about Rosh Hashanah. What does the holiday mean to you? https://t.co/wICjI86vH2