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  1. Jewish teen victim speaks out against bullyingRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 30, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    As a sophomore in high school, Joshua Toch parlayed his disability into a platform to speak to others about the effects of bullying on young teens. Shortly after finishing third at a public speaking competition, Toch, now 18 and born with cerebral palsy, started Mind Before Mouth, an organization that arranges speaking engagements for teens on issues ranging from bullying and peer pressure to dating and mental illness.


  2. Jews of color challenge ideas about the face of Jewish communityRead the original story w/Photo

    Dec 5, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    When Ilana Kaufman, a program officer at the San Francisco Jewish Community Federation, arrived at San Quentin State Prison for a meeting with the Jewish chaplain at California's oldest correctional facility, the chaplain couldn't seem to find her - even though Kaufman was standing in plain sight. As Kaufman waited in the receiving area, a security officer by her side, the spiritual leader of the prison community - largely composed of men of color - turned her head left and right trying to locate the federation representative whose name she knew but whose face she had never seen.


  3. At Berkeley, Israel is worse than ISRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 20, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    The question of whether Israel is worse than the Islamic State terror group has mostly been settled in the Jewish state's favor, outside of certain Middle Eastern capitals at least, but on one American college campus it's apparently not so clear. A video posted online this week shows filmmaker Ari Horowitz waving an Islamic State flag and an Israel flag on the campus of the University of California Berkeley to test which garners the more public condemnation.


  4. We cry as familyRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 18, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    Rabbi Menachem Creditor serves as the spiritual leader of Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley, California. Named by Newsweek as one of the 50 most influential rabbis in America, he is a published author, musician, teacher and activist who has spent time working locally, in Ghana, and in the White House to amplify the prophetic Jewish voice in the world.


  5. 'Go the F*ck to Sleep' dad tackles mealsRead the original story w/Photo

    Nov 17, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    The sequel to "Go the F*ck to Sleep," the bestselling, expletive-filled picture book for adults by Adam Mansbach is here. Naturally, it's called, "You Have to F*cking Eat," because as every parent knows, the struggle to get your kids to eat properly starts just as soon as you have finally Ferberized them .


  6. Shabbat on Halloween: Horror of horrors or wonder of wonders?Read the original story w/Photo

    Oct 31, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    With a borscht-curdling geshrei, Halloween this year falls on Shabbat. On a Friday night, trick-or-treaters, even Jewish ones, will be knocking.


  7. Horror of horrors: Shabbat on HalloweenRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 22, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    Edmon J. Rodman is a JTA columnist who writes on Jewish life from Los Angeles. Contact him at


  8. Diversity and pluralism focus of Open Hillel conferenceRead the original story w/Photo

    Oct 15, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    "Wow," she said, speaking to an audience of some 350 composed primarily of American college students. "This is amazing.


  9. In wake of war, leftist 'self-hating Jews' find a voiceRead the original story w/Photo

    Aug 27, 2014 | The Times of Israel

    A packed hall at Anyplace University. The audience, lulled into a syntactic stupor by the lecturer's academic drone, is unprepared for the evening's surprise performance.


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