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Dreams Discussion at CSULB

Yesterday, Rabbi Drew led a discussion at California State University, Long Beach, on the topic of dreams.  Collaborating with Long Beach Hillel, the event was a “Torah on Tap” discussion, wherein Beach Hillel covered the first round of drinks, while … Continue reading

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Taste of Tikkun Olam

On July 22, amidst a tableful of hummus and pita at Bibi’s Bakery & Café, the 2012 Tikkun Olam Institute began. Though our appetizers were delectable, our mouths watered as we ate. Feet away, the tastiest, and “tav”iest, pizza on … Continue reading

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SoCal Hillel Leaders Gather

Hillel student leaders from eight different universities came together to meet each other, working to strengthen their Hillels and Jewish life on their Southern California university campuses. On February 12th, twenty-six students from UC-Irvine, UC-Riverside, Chapman University, University of Redlands, … Continue reading

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ReJewvenation 2012 Kicks Off Today

Over the course of the next three days, the first-ever ReJewvenation event will be taking place in Southern California. ReJewvenation 2012 is an opportunity for young adults to engage in text-based discussions on a Jewish theme.  This year’s theme is “Embodying … Continue reading

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Dispatches from Tikkun Olam Institute 2011: Day 3

{Day 1 post here | Day 2 post here} By Myriam Gurba The inaugural Tikkun Olam Institute’s final day on Friday 17 June began at the Alpert JCC with a bagel breakfast and Rabbi Drew opening up with a text-based … Continue reading

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Dispatches from Tikkun Olam Institute 2011: Day 2

{Day 1 post here} By Myriam Gurba The second day of the Tikkun Olam Institute, on Thursday 16 June, this meat and potatoes day promptly began at ten  a.m. with Krispy Kremes and orange juice at Long Beach’s Alpert Jewish Community … Continue reading

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Dispatches from Tikkun Olam Institute 2011: Day 1

by Myriam Gurba Tikkun olam, the seemingly simple concept of world repair, can lead to some scorching debate. What actions best express tikkun olam? Is tikkun olam combing the shore for six pack rings so that shore birds may safely … Continue reading

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Inaugural Tikkun Olam Institute in Three Weeks!

In three weeks, the inaugural Tikkun Olam Institute (TOI) will taking place primarily in Long Beach and a little bit in LA on June 15th-17th.  Tapping into the energy around young Jews’ energy for working to improve the world around them, … Continue reading

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Jewlicious Festival Once Again a Success

This past weekend, Jewlicious Festival 7.0 was once again held in Long Beach with hundreds of Jewish students and other young people in attendance.  Held 25-27 February 2011 at the Alpert Jewish Community Center, the festival kicked off for the … Continue reading

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Jewlicious Festival 7.0 in One Week

In a week from today, the seventh annual Jewlicious Festival will once again be taking place in Long Beach, CA.  Jewlicious Festival is a three-day gathering of Jewish students & young adults at the massive Alpert JCC in Long Beach. … Continue reading

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