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Commentary: The State of the Union Address

Meital Fuksbrumer’20

February 11, 2018

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February 2, 2018. The annual address given by the President of the United States to Congress each year is called “The State of the Union Address.” The purpose of this speech is for the President to outline his legislative...

The Chanukah Chagigah

Sheindl Berger

December 28, 2017

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Ma’ayanot’s 2017 Chanukah Chagigah took place December 14.. Students poured into the MPR, chanting the name of surprise guest Benny Friedman, who was joined by the band Sheer Simcha. Students danced and sang along to the music,...

My Shabbaton Experience

Meital Fuksbrumer ‘20

December 10, 2017

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As a Ma’ayanot sophomore attending the Shabbaton for the second time, my excitement was at an all-time high. Last year I had an amazing time, and could not wait to experience the fun again! Ma’ayanot always does a great job...

Ma’ayanot Moments

Leora Baumgarten ‘20

December 10, 2017

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Sometimes it’s really easy to get caught up in our work. It makes sense; between homework, quizzes, essays, tests, and projects, it can often seem like work is the be-all and end -all of our lives. But then there are those moments...

Nearly Perfect

Shoshana Berger ‘19

December 3, 2017

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I will not be the first to deny that the Ma’ayanot school-wide Shabbaton that happened a few weeks ago was an incredible experience. The trips, the hotel, the learning! It was nearly perfect. And when I say nearly, I mean 99.5...

Hope

Shoshana Berger ‘19

December 3, 2017

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On Monday November 27, Yahya Mahamid, a 19 year old Arab-Israeli and an educator from StandWithUs, came to speak to the Ma’ayanot students. I’ll be honest, I was a little nervous to hear him speak, but also extremely excited...

A Concert of Music and Spirit

By Leora Baumgarten ’20

November 30, 2017

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The Shalva Band is a band comprised of talented, young, and disabled musicians. Their home base is in Israel, but they are currently on tour, traveling to different locations throughout Canada, Mexico, the United States, and...

The Kurdish Struggle

Meital Fuksbrumer ‘20

October 24, 2017

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As a people without a home, the Kurds are fighting to have their own land as a place to have an independent government and to be recognized as a nation. The majority of Kurds are Islamic, and they dwell in parts of eastern Turkey,...

Apple or Samsung?

Shalhevet Abenaim ‘18

October 24, 2017

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Apple has taken a massive step forward with its new IPhone X. The screen is the biggest ever, and, according to techtrader.com, people are loving it. However, many are comparing the new IPhone to the Samsung Galaxy S8....

Women Got the Torah Too!

Shoshana Berger ‘19

October 22, 2017

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Simchat Torah is a time to celebrate finishing reading the Torah. There is dancing and singing and candy for the kids. It’s a great day! The problem appears to be, at least in many shuls, that the men have all the fun. I...

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