Jewish Traditions and Values

My First Experience Conferencing the PJ Way

Erica Zippert Having spent 12 years in academia, I’m no stranger to conferences. I’ve traveled all over the U.S. and Canada to attend countless local, national, and international meetings dedicated to my academic specialization of early childhood development. I have always loved attending conferences for a number of reasons. Most importantly, I am passionate about […]

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International Women’s Day: A Russian-Speaking Perspective

Blog written by Jenny Turniansky It’s March 8th, you turn on your phone and you see online that it’s International Women’s Day. You contemplate sending a text to the women in your life, or maybe you’ll post something on Facebook. At the end of the day, it’s just one of those Hallmark holidays that they […]

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Embracing Judaism’s Unique Approach to New Beginnings

Confession: Keeping a New Year’s resolution has never been my strong suit. I often get caught up in the excitement of starting a new year fresh, taking on new habits or making healthier choices. I’ve put plans in place to hold myself accountable — and then we enter January, the coldest, darkest, longest month, and […]

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Jewish Rituals: Unveiling the Mystery Behind Tradition

Have you ever found yourself pondering the meaning behind some Jewish rituals and customs? This list sheds light on the richness, beauty and complexity of Jewish customs without any intent to mock traditions.

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5 Simple Ways to Infuse Jewish Learning and Culture into Anyone’s Daily Routine

Between work, school, family, and friends, finding time for Jewish self-improvement might be the last thing on your mind. Incorporating Jewish culture into your daily routine doesn’t have to feel like a chore. Here are five easy ways to infuse Jewish learning and living into activities you already love.

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