First MEOR ‘Mind, Body and Soul’ shabbaton provides Jewish ideals on sisterhood, spirituality and self-esteem

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By Michele Amira Pinczuk Forget the Sisterhood of the Traveling Pants, this past weekend was a “Sisterhood of Shabbat,” thanks to Meor’s first “Mind, Body and Soul Retreat” shabbaton. The shabbaton took place at the peaceful Pearlstone Center Kayam Farms, … Continued

Sufganiyot traditions: Students can decorate doughnuts at Terpim’s Dec. 10 event

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By Senaya Savir Nutrition students beware: Hanukkah is coming up and with it the Jewish tradition of eating greasy foods. The custom to eat foods like potato latkes and sufganiyot, jelly doughnuts, is to honor the miracle of the menorah … Continued

Five Engagements. Five Weeks.

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Five Engagements. Five Weeks. If you are a member of the Orthodox student group, Kedma, or if you have connections to the group, you might have noticed the flood of engagements taking place this fall. Within the Kedma community, five … Continued

Sukkot

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Senaya Savir On the Jewish holiday of Sukkot, people engage in some unusual and out of the ordinary traditions. To people who are unfamiliar with the holiday it can be quite perplexing to see families sitting outside of their perfectly … Continued