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The Day In The Life Of First Graders

If you were a superhero, what would be your superpower? The Gordon School’s First Graders tackled this challenging question and many more when they visited the principal’s office. As a superhero I would want to “make everything colorful” and have “nice arrows to make people share”. The perspectives of first...

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Faith’s Story

I am one of the “oldies” at Beth David Congregation.  My parents moved to the Roads section of Miami, when I was ten years old, to be within walking distance of a shul.  Little did we know then how important a part this synagogue would play in our lives.  It...

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Gabriela’s Story

I was born and raised in Mexico City, where the Jewish community is tightly knit. Growing up surrounded by friends and family gave me a strong sense of self, and deep connection to my Jewish heritage. I came to the US as a college student, never imagining I would be...

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Daniel’s Story

A few days ago I saw my son Moshe, 6 years old, defending a smaller kid being screamed by one of Moshe’s good friends. He stood between them and pushed his own friend away from the scared little kid. He decided and understood that what was going on was wrong....

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