06/01/2018

3 Steps to Light up the world = 3 JGU Favorite Songs! Listen Here…

Dear Friends, This week’s Parshah begins with G-d’s Command to Aaron “raise the flames of the Menorah.” Today, we can still light the Menorah by fulfilling our G-d given mission to illuminate our surroundings. We […]
05/30/2018

“BREAK THROUGH”

B”H BREAKTHROUGH   This week was a challenging week for me on a few levels; which was kind of a continuation from my Erev Shavuos. I thought things would calm down after Shavuos, and they […]
05/06/2018

Introducing… Finish-the-Story!!!

BS”D This week, May 6/Iyar 21, Creative Online Club was transformed into an open meeting serving a two-fold purpose:  The JGU Magazine Team planned and arranged for our upcoming Shavuot Global Voices e-Magazine; and all […]
04/24/2018

“Mirror, Mirror on the Wall….”

BS”D Dedicated l’ilui nishmas and in loving memory of Mireille Knoll a”h. ************************************ Just yesterday, Monday, I had my wisdom teeth removed.  At least the bottom two, that is.  My mouth is small, and susceptible […]
04/22/2018

ABC’s of the Neshama: What Are YOU Grateful For?

BS”D By our amazing and unique Beyond Bat Mitzvah girls ************************ Please enjoy the following delightful taste of our vibrant Wednesday night workshop for girls 9+.  The exercise of expressing our gratitude, an attribute rooted in our Divine soul, was […]
02/26/2018

HAMANTASCHEN! by Raizel and Shaina Laber

BS”D HAMANTASCHEN! Written by Raizel Laber; Photography by Shaina Laber Everyone loves hamantaschen, but they also have a deeper meaning. They symbolize the hidden miracles of Purim. In the story of Purim, there were no […]
02/15/2018

You are the Light By Neshama R. Sari

You Are The Light Written and Composed By Neshama R. Sari 2018 Verse 1: The dark is more than dark, the light is more than light, when together, the light shines brighter than the eyes […]
01/19/2018

DEEP IN THE GROUND – AISHES CHAYIL SONG

SONG: DEEP IN THE GROUND T.T.O. Hu Yiftach Libeinu Lyrics composed by Racheli Jacks Sung by Chaviva Tarlow Studio Recording Sponsored by the Seymour Fox Foundation Deep in the ground Yet to be found A […]
01/04/2018

1st Year Anniversary of Blogging – Thank-You’s & Shoutouts

BS”D What an amazing year it has been…  So robust with experiences, light and dark, highs and lows, and rich with abundant new learning, inspiration and growth.  But the occupation of studying our holy Torah and disseminating […]
12/31/2017

Creative Online Clubs- a lesson in Pointillism

B”H BY: Neshama Sari BY: Chaya Ita Coates PAINTING THE SONG OF CREATION third day of creation Hashem created the grass and trees the third day of the week corresponds to Tiferes- harmony is yellow […]
12/31/2017

CHANUKAH ART WORK C.O.C JGU WITH ART COACH AHUVAH COAYE

BY: NESHAMA SARI Chanukah Art Workshop CHANUKAH   According to the Ramak- Rav Moshe Cordoevero each sefira; spiritual attribute is represented by a different color: (Aryeh Kaplan) keser-crown-will/pleasure-blinding invisible bright light chochma-wisdom-color that includes all […]
12/22/2017

New One More Light Music Video!!!

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12/06/2017

FROM SORROW TO SONG

In this Parshat Vayishlach, Rachel died suddenly at the young age of thirty six, while giving birth to her second child, Benjamin. Decades later, we find that Jacob clarifies to his son Joseph the burial […]
11/16/2017

Lentil Soup For Parshas Toldos

In this week’s Parsha- Toldos. We read about, when Esav came home tired and very hungry, and he saw that Yaakov was cooking a lentil soup and he said: “Give me to eat!” He wanted […]
11/13/2017

THALIA’S LEGACY – The Story and Song

BS”D Shalom everyone!  Today on JGU, we present to you a gift of legacy.  The lyrical words you see below, and the song you can listen to, is the legacy of Thalia Hakin A”H.  Thalia was a […]
10/25/2017

Oatmeal Peanut Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

By: Raizel Laber These cookies are great for a dessert or a snack, they are best straight out of the oven. If you are a fan of chocolate and peanut butter, these cookies are just […]
10/23/2017

Historical Fiction Story by Chaya Mushka Kievman

BS”D  Dear Diary, The train’s whistle exhales every time I let out my shaky, sucked- in breath. As the train travels from Russia to some unknown destination, my thoughts go back to the fateful moment […]
10/09/2017

Delightful Accessory Boutique Kickstarted by 5th Grade Entrepreneur!

BS”D Sarah Wasserman of Fairlawn New Jersey, is a fifth-grade role model in entrepreneurship.  She, with a friend, has started a delightful accessory boutique by the name of “S&N Bows”.  A girl with inspiring drive, […]
10/04/2017

Sukkot and Simchat Beit Hashoeivah: Giving Voice to the Power of Song

BS”D I dedicate these divrei Torah l’ilui nishmas all those who perished in the Las Vegas concert tragedy, and as a zechus for healing, strength, blessing and salvation for their survivors. ******************************* Sukkot, the Chag […]
09/26/2017

Delicious & Moist Honey Cake

By Raizel Laber