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RootOne Trips Plant the Seeds of Connection to Israel: Part Two

Anyone who’s participated in a group trip to Israel can attest to how powerful and transformative that experience can be. But there’s something particularly special about visiting Israel as a teen, and that’s where RootOne comes in.  RootOne helps thousands of Jewish students travel to Israel each summer, providing funding for teens ages to visit […]

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Jake Sheykhet Plays with Light and Darkness

Editor’s Note: This article was originally published in Havurah on June 4, 2024. Jake Sheykhet, a student at Brown University studying History of Art and Architecture, has crafted a unique artistic language deeply rooted in his Soviet Jewish heritage. Hailing from Denver, Colorado, Sheykhet’s creative journey was kindled early on, guided by his parents and […]

RootOne Trips Plant the Seeds of Connection to Israel: Part One

Anyone who’s participated in a group trip to Israel can attest to how powerful and transformative that experience can be. But there’s something particularly special about visiting Israel as a teen, and that’s where RootOne comes in. RootOne helps thousands of Jewish students travel to Israel each summer, providing funding for teens to visit the […]

What Even is Shavuot?

What even IS Shavuot? Before we get to Shavuot, we need to talk about Passover.

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