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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

Israeli-German Spat Highlights Europe’s Funding of BDS and Terror

JNS.org - A diplomatic spat between Israel and Germany has provided a prominent platform...

After 130 Years, Poughkeepsie’s Jews Get an Eruv

JNS.org - In the rich, nearly 130-year history of the organized Jewish community in Poughkeepsie, NY, pushing a stroller or...

World

Dozens of Pro-Israel Groups Call on Tufts President to Take Action After BD...

Forty-five pro-Israel organizations signed a letter that was sent on Thursday to the president of Tufts University demanding that action...

Israel

At 69, Israel’s Population Stands at 8.68 Million

JNS.org - Israel has approximately 8.68 million residents, the Israeli Central Bureau of Statistics reported on Thursday, ahead of the country’s 69th Independence Day next week. The number includes 6.48 million Jewish residents, accounting for 74.7 percent...

Middle East

Islamic Cleric Favored by PA President Abbas: Israel Waging War on Muslims ...

Israel is waging war on Muslims with drugs and "sex mania," a leading Islamic cleric in the Palestinian Authority alleged during...

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