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Play Tag For A Good Cause

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

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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You’re Never Too Old To Watch Shalom Sesame’s “Tikkun Olam Song”

You’re Never Too Old To Watch Shalom Sesame’s “Tikkun Olam Song”
By November 3, 2010

Ask a Jewish kid who grew up in the ’80s for their favorite examples of Jewish popular culture from that era and you’re certain to encounter fond memories of Muppets with a penchant for Hebrew, Jewish holidays and gloriously bad puns. Often they’ll give you just two words: “Moishe Oofnik!”
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Jewcy Interviews: Will Schneider of Slingshot

Jewcy Interviews: Will Schneider of Slingshot
By November 1, 2010

Will Schneider is the Director of Slingshot, a non-profit dedicated to strengthening innovation in Jewish life by developing next-generation funders and providing resources to leverage impact in the Jewish community. Read More

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Al Tirah! Fear Not!: Jews Continue To Make Spooky Films In Time For Halloween

Al Tirah! Fear Not!: Jews Continue To Make Spooky Films In Time For Halloween
By October 29, 2010

Yesterday the Republican Jewish Coalition gave us their version of a “spooky movie,” but ended up eliciting dick jokes. Today, Jewish Funds For Justice, gave us a video full of disturbing imagery as part of their Al Tirah!  Fear Not! … Read More

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Premiere: Judd Apatow & Friends Working For AJWS

Premiere: Judd Apatow & Friends Working For AJWS
By October 28, 2010

Judd Apatow gets Lindsay Lohan, Tracy Morgan, Professor X, the parrot from “Aladdin,” the guy from “Machete,” Jack Bauer, two Seinfeld stars, and Sarah Silverman to stick up for AJWS. Read More

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Repair Interview: Unmasking a Real Superhero

Repair Interview: Unmasking a Real Superhero
By October 26, 2010

Chaim Lazaros and Ben Goldman are really good guys. In fact they’re superheros. No, seriously.
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The 2010 Election: Jews Get Out the Vote!

The 2010 Election: Jews Get Out the Vote!
By October 26, 2010

I was raised by an American History teacher for whom missing any election–even ones when no major national or statewide offices are at stake–is a grave sin against democracy.
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