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High Holiday kits are here!Posted 2014-09-10 by admin

We've got: honey and honey drizzler for a sweet year, a pomegranate to help you taste the newness of the new year by enjoying an unfamiliar fruit (also pulling double duty as a fertility symbol), Swedish fish as a more palatable alternative to...

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jU Alumni Take On Leadership Roles After GraduationPosted 2014-09-04 by admin

Grace Gleason (AB ' 14), who created a unique Jewish yoga community during her time as a Community Building intern, recently became a Leadership Fellow with Mishkan Chicago. Grace credits jU with sparking her interest in emerging forms of Jewish...

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Get Higher with Mishkan ChicagoPosted 2014-09-02 by admin

We are really thrilled to be able to offer UChicago students discounted tickets to Mishkan Chicago’s High Holiday services. If you’re looking for a little something different this year, Mishkan incorporates joyful song, yoga, meditation into their...

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Host a High Holiday Meal!Posted 2014-08-07 by admin

Our Passover Grant Initiative was so successful (19 student seder hosts created Passover experiences for 250+ of their peers) that we've decided to do a reprise for Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Break Fast. If you're going to be in Hyde Park for...

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670+ Students Served by jUChicago This YearPosted 2014-06-17 by admin

In our second year on campus, we've made it a priority to gather as much data about the students who engage with jU-supported programs as possible. While numbers aren't the only thing that matters, we were blown away to tally them up at the end of...

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