Chag Sigd 2012 / Jessica Baverman, Yahel Social Change Program Participant

On November 14, we traveled to Jerusalem to experience the Sigd celebration. Sigd is an Ethiopian Jewish holiday that honors the acceptance of the Torah and commemorates the communal act of repentance. Traditionally, individuals dress in white, walk to the highest mountain in the area, and pray as a group for the return to Jerusalem … More Chag Sigd 2012 / Jessica Baverman, Yahel Social Change Program Participant

Working Together in Teshuvah: Building Homes out of Shared Foundation Stone / by Ross Weissman, Recruitment and Digital Media Associate

“Advice for good love: Don’t love those from far away. Take yourself one from nearby. The way a sensible house will take local stones for its building stones which have suffered in the same cold and were scorched by the same sun…” This poem is entitled “Advice for Good Love,” and it is written by … More Working Together in Teshuvah: Building Homes out of Shared Foundation Stone / by Ross Weissman, Recruitment and Digital Media Associate