About Dvora Meyers

Dvora Meyers is a freelance writer based in Brooklyn. Her work has appeared in The New York Times, Slate, Salon, Tablet and several other publications. She is the author of the essay collection Heresy on the High Beam: Confessions of an Unbalanced Jewess and blogs at Unorthodox Gymnastics. You can find Dvora on Twitter here.

A Day In The Life Of A Teach For America Member

By February 11, 2011

An essay by Teach For American member, Eli Klein. via Repair The World Read More

Short Venture, Big Impact

By February 8, 2011

Sometimes short term works better in the long run, a study says. via Repair The World Read More

Looking For Some Jewish Business Heroes For The Yosher Award

By December 30, 2010

There are lots of good Jewish businesspeople out there. Vote for the best one. Read More

Courtney Martin: Covering The New Generation Of Activists

By December 10, 2010

Courtney Martin, author of “Do It Anyway: The New Generation of Activists,” discovered her place in the world of social change, and wants to help other people do it.
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How Hanukkah Can Make You A Better Person

By December 3, 2010

Take the major symbols of the holiday and add them to your everyday life.
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Fighting Hunger On Thanksgiving And The Other 364 Days Of The Year

By November 24, 2010

Thanksgiving marks the beginning of the holiday season. It is also one of the most popular days of the year to serve in the country’s soup kitchens and food pantries.
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Play Tag For A Good Cause

By November 11, 2010

Tag, the quintessential children’s playground game, might have been banned in many schools around the country out of fear of injuries, but it’s coming back in vogue, at least virtually. The HandsOn Network has introduced a new way to play Tag online, intending to accrue volunteers to a whole host of projects and causes …as opposed to lawsuits.
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Talking With Elie Lowenfed, Founder Of The Jewish Disaster Response Corps

By November 5, 2010

A conversation with Elie Lowenfed, the 23-year-old founder of the Jewish Disaster Response Corps (JDRC), which he started while still an undergraduate at New York University
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