Understanding the Touchy Topic of Shomer Negiah

3 weeks ago Shayna Solkowitz 0
“I’m sorry but I can’t shake your hand for religious reasons.” This is what a lot of people who are Shomer Negiah say. Shomer Negiah translates to ‘Observant of touch.’ My best friend is intrigued by this concept and wanted to learn more, so I told her I’d study up on it and get back Read More

Seminary? Shluchim? The Powers of a Farbrengen

3 months ago Shayna Solkowitz 0
What… a… weekend. This weekend I went to the CTeen 5th annual leadership retreat for the first time. We had so many inspiring workshops and speakers, but my favorite part included staying up until 3 am to talk and hang out with my new friends. My favorite part was farbrengening on Friday night. Throughout the Read More
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