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Confirmation graduates share Jewish reflections.
A poem to honor the never-ending celebration of Israel.
Summer reminds me of Istanbul, where I learned to appreciate my dad’s afternoon simit.
After a tour of concentration camps in Poland, I am less bothered by poor grades and fights with friends.
My Judaism is a balance between secularism and observance, and that’s OK by me.
So begin my heartfelt prayers.
I cooked up wonderful friendships in my monthly baking class at a nursing home.
Celebrating Yom Ha’Atzmaut in Israel makes me feel proud.
The Muslim community in Akko showed me the beauty of treating people with kindness.
It’s a bird. It’s a plane. It’s J-Teen to the rescue!