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Israel reborn: We were there

Men of the 4th Anti-Tank Unit, in the absence of the real thing, train on a wooden dummy gun. Tom Tugend is third from left. Photos courtesy of ...
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Rethinking the ‘Birthright’ for a different generation

Birthright trips to Israel are the ultimate opportunity for young Jewish adults to get face-to-face with the places and history that shape their ...
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From dream to reality: Inventing the new stand-up paddle board

Shlomo “Sol” Lazarovitz, 63, isn’t your typical inventor. He spends his days fixing clogged bathroom fixtures and broken water pipes. ...
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On the front lines: A conversation with a Help Group veteran

Susan Berman started as a clinician at The Help Group 31 years ago. Back then, it was a small school for children with emotional issues. Today, the ...
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Shemesh Organic Farm Fellows spend part of their time learning to care for and work with the animals at Shalom Institute Pinat Chai Animal Center. Photo by Enon Chocron

Young adults learn farming, animal care and more at Shalom Institute

Sammy Leffe puttered contentedly through the mountain-framed fruit and vegetable garden at the Shalom Institute educational and retreat center in ...
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