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Eat your way to Tshuva

The Jew & The Carrot is featuring healthy and sustainable suggestions and recipes for Rosh Hashanah and the holiday season: As we plan our Rosh Hashana menus, how do we find the balance between tradition and innovation, and how do…

It's what's for dinner

Two-table potlucks are no longer just for vegetarians and flexitarians! This past Friday night, some people put together the first known two-table potluck that included meat. How does this differ from the conventional two-table system, and what are the theoretical…

Boston folk benefit for KESHET

If you cared about Hineini, the documentary about Shulamit Izen and her coming out process at the New Jewish High School in Boston, you’ll want to get on board with helping reach even more people. Thursday night, August 30, will…

Intern Gig in J-town

I was on the maiden voyage of the Encounter program, and it was great–they do really worthwhile work. They’re looking for an intern now, so if you’re in the Holy Land now and are interested, drop Ilana a line–info below.…

Return Again

(Cross-posted to The Last Trumpet) Tshuva, translated as repentance but literally meaning “return,” is, on the cognitive level, simply a return to what the Buddhists call Right View, or in the words of the popular Neo-Hasidic song, the “Return to…