The People We Help

Thanking Those Who Make a Difference

Tova managed to survive Auschwitz and Dachau. She is thankful to the German laborer who occasionally slipped her food, to the American forces who liberated her concentration camp, to the Jewish aid worker who greeted her ship when it arrived in Palestine (who later became her husband), and…

Enabling a Spiritual Re-Boot

Practices like meditation, vision-boarding, and chanting are seldom associated with main stream Judaism. Recently, a few members of conservative synagogue, Temple Beth Ahm in Aberdeen, asked why not?

Volunteering Surprised Bridgette

Bridgette thought volunteering would be about her helping others, but she says the experience did more for her than anyone else.

Nurturing a Jewish Soul

Once a month, when five-year-old Lilly's PJ Library package arrives in the mail, she squeals with delight. She and mom, Jane, love reading and learning about Jewish traditions, foods, and, holidays together.

Reconnecting Galina

Entering college, Galina traded her Orthodox traditions for more secular practices. Birthright Israel led her to reimagine and return to a Jewish identity that felt right for her.