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Reflections on the March for Israel in Washington, DC by Student to Student Program Director Fawn Chapel

Photo by Fawn Chapel   I’m not a person who likes attending rallies, but since Israelis are feeling so isolated, I pushed through my hesitation and flew to DC last week to be at the “March for Israel,” held at the National Mall. Because of a surge in anti-Israel sentiment and a steep rise in …

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Embracing the Sunshine: Summertime Jewish Holidays

Introduction: You might be humming “Pomp and Circumstance” more than “Hinei Mah Tov” during graduation season as the school year winds down. Sure, Student to Student programs around the country are taking a well-deserved break this summer, but the Jewish holidays aren’t stopping when the temperature heats up! Read on for a bit about what …

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Contact Hypothesis By Fawn Chapel, Student to Student Program Director   I watch as a student walks up to Jon, one of our Student to Student (STS) participants, after a presentation and engages in a conversation. I can’t hear what they’re saying, but they’re chatting and smiling. I hear some laughter. Afterwards, I ask Jon …

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