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02/25/2018

Singers of Voices in Harmony: Interview with Shaindel Antelis

BS”D Chaya Gurevitz from West Virginia asked: What motivated you to become a singer?  Who or what was your inspiration?  Ever since I was a young girl, I loved to sing!  My father is a […]
02/15/2017

The Cure of Candles by Chanale Schusterman

One More Light Contest Winner The doors to an evil world were opened to me this week with a big bang and a blow of trumpets. Hospitals, doctors, tests, blood, and medicine greeted me with […]
02/07/2017

Not the Shabbos Queen by Orly Tunkel

As I walked down my street I saw this warm inviting glow from my neighbor’s window. I went up to their door and knocked. I heard a small voice inside. “Ima! The Shabbat Queen Has […]
01/31/2017

The Promise in Our Lights by Nora Yagolnitser

One More Light Essay Competition Winner My hands glide over my Shabbos light, looping lazily above it in wide circles that near the flame with a growing touch of anticipation. They edge closer, draw back, dance […]
12/29/2016

Spark in the Night: A Chanukah Short-Story by Tzipporah Prottas

“Hadara,” whimpered my 4 year old sister, Tzofiya, as she squeezed my hand tighter.  “Hadara– the city’s scary when it’s dark!” I was my younger sibling’s ‘street-crossing buddy’, as my family navigated the twisting streets, […]
10/06/2016

One More Light JGU photos!

10/06/2016

Global Shabbos Candlelighting

Here are 2 pictures from our wonderful Global Candle Lighting Campaign.  
09/30/2016

INVITE TO LIGHT VIDEO by our Founder, Linda Schwartz

08/29/2016

One More Light

For many years, I had not felt connected to my Jewishness.  When I was a child, we always lit Shabbat candles and celebrated holidays together.  But as I grew up I drifted away from my […]
07/17/2016

JGR day 11

Today was a day full of spirit and passion. After the usual morning activities, the campers went to the sports center where they participated in relay races to win points for their color war teams. […]
07/17/2016

JGR Day 10

Today was such a fun day. After our usual morning activities including grow, performing arts, and lunch, the whole camp boarded buses for our trip to the mall. We had an amazing time with a mall […]
10/20/2015

Circles for Unity

This month’s theme was how circles illustrate unity. Since I love photography, I planned to take photos of circles in nature. The closer I looked, the more I realized that what I thought were circles […]
10/20/2015

The Magen David Necklace Part 2 Mushka Rothman

Miriam boarded the airplane. She took her seat in the plush chair that only airplanes have, and carefully fastened her buckle. She watched the practiced flight attendants demonstrate the safety techniques. The thought of jumping […]
10/11/2015

The Magen David Necklace

Today was an exciting day for Miriam. It was the day she was going to go on an airplane for the first time, and guess where she was going? She was going to Israel! Miriam […]