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Born and raised in Brooklyn, New York, Alyssa is a thirsty soul looking to help create and sustain spirituality, mindfulness and positivity within community. She invites you to come along. For future articles and features email her at alyssarachelgross@yahoo.com.

ARTICLES BY: Alyssa Gross


December 27, 2016 4:16 am
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This New Year, Let’s Renew Our Rosh Hashanah Resolutions

Being 32 and single, I recently found myself feeling like a failure. But then I realized that I had to define "success" on my own terms. So, while...

December 23, 2016 2:51 am
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Eight Quotes to Brighten Your Hanukkah

Winter is upon us, and the New York winds bring a bone-rattling chill. In the midst of shorter days and longer nights, we stay inside...

August 25, 2016 4:53 am
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IDF Project Seeks to Make Life Easier for Israeli Soldiers

I'm a 31-year-old Jewish American female. I was never drafted to the army, never enlisted and never trained or served in a combat unit during a...

July 26, 2016 6:56 am
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Judaism, Yoga and Eastern Spirituality

Before coming to Israel, I had a great deal of confusion as to how yoga could fit into a Jewish lifestyle. How could I practice...

June 23, 2016 2:19 am
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Unlocking the Power of Challah-Baking for Jewish Women

There's something that brings Jewish women together like no other: challah-baking. Just ask Rebbetzin Rochie Pinson, who has hosted challah bakes for thousands of women at...

June 19, 2016 12:52 pm
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A Safe Place for Jewish Women to Practice Yoga

Often as a yogini, the female version of someone who practices yoga, you're asked to choose between your religious beliefs and your practice. As someone...

November 27, 2015 6:16 am
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We Must Aggressively Fight Antisemitism on All College Campuses

“There may be times when we are powerless to prevent injustice, but there must never be a time when we fail to protest.” – Elie...

Features

Jewish Singer Uses Music to Get Through a Rocky Road

In the age of streaming music, releasing an album with 21 songs might not be the best business move. Giving...

Volunteers Bond with Residents at ‘Special’ Center in the Negev

JNS.org - When Nina Paul first visited ALEH Negev Nahalat-Eran several years ago,...

Has the US Intelligence Community Misread Iran’s Nuclear Program?

JNS.org - Donald Trump clashed with the intelligence community last week over the...

World

University of Essex Ratifies Jewish Society After Controversy, Suspends Lec...

The University of Essex on Friday announced the immediate establishment of a Jewish society that was previously voted against by...

Israel

Israeli Gunfire Kills Gaza Rioter at Border Demonstration

Israeli troops shot dead a Palestinian teenager and wounded around 40 others at a protest attended by thousands on the Gaza Strip border on Friday, Gaza health officials said. Israel's military...

Middle East

Syria Kurds Evacuate Civilians From Islamic State Redoubt, Hail Trump Troop...

Kurdish-led forces in Syria said they would complete the evacuation of thousands of civilians from Islamic State's last redoubt in...

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