Teen Event Builds Bridges Between Denominations, Communities


On Sunday, November 20, the auditorium of the Barry Family Campus was bustling with 40 Jewish teens, grades 8 through 12, for the Twin Cities Teen Great Jewish Get Together! […]

Jewish Song of the Week: ‘Ushmor’ Performed by Zac Gondelman


When I think of Sukkot, I think of cozy fall evenings gathered in the Sukkah with great food and even better company! While the words of “Hashkiveinu” are part of […]

Jewish Song of the Week: ‘With Compassion’ by Claudia Sachs and Marc Luban


If you’ve been following Jewish Song of the Week for a while, you’ve heard me mention JRR’s Jewish Star leadership initiative. Jewish Star identifies talented and passionate teens and young […]

Got Tired Teens? ‘The Sleep-Deprived Teen’ Explains Why


It was the fall of 2015, and Lisa Lewis’ son had just begun his freshman year of high school. The family was prepared for the various challenges that a demanding […]