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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

Putting the Zionism Back Into Religious Zionism for Israel’s 70th

JNS.org - To celebrate Israel’s 70th anniversary, World Mizrachi -- a movement that prepares the next...

New Book Examines History of Jewish Baseball Cards

If you think that Sandy Koufax and Hank Greenberg are among only a handful of Jewish baseball players, you might want...

Abbas Advisor: Hamas Is Sending Civilians in Gaza to Die for Media Coverage

Mahmoud Abbas’ senior advisor has accused Hamas of intentionally sending Palestinians in Gaza...

World

Romanian Ruling Party Chief Says Plans to Move Israel Embassy to Jerusalem

The leader of Romania's ruling Social Democrats said the government had approved a memorandum to move its embassy in Israel to Jerusalem from Tel Aviv, one of the first countries...

Israel

Israel’s Population Tops 8.8 Million on 70th Anniversary

JNS.org - The population of Israel now numbers 8.842 million people, a tenfold increase since the state’s establishment, according to a special report published by the Central Bureau of Statistics for the Jewish...

Middle East

Arab MKs Participate in Palestinian March Mourning Israel’s Founding

JNS.org - Some 10,000 people, including Israeli Arab lawmakers, participated Thursday in a march mourning Israel’s founding. The “March of the Uprooted” is organized by the Higher Arab Monitoring Committee and held...

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