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For Years I Thought It Was Other Jews I Was Missing. I Was Wrong

By On April 3, 2018

Who are "my people"?… Read More

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I Miss Clubbing

By On March 2, 2016

Seven years later I could tell you that I’ve found the same venue for joy within observant Judaism, but I haven’t.… Read More


”Hello! How Do You Be Today?”

By On January 25, 2016

That was my life now. Blank. I was diving into the scary unknown and for the first time in my life I was not going to have a say on my future.… Read More

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I’m Shlomo And I’m A Soul

By On May 14, 2015

Shlomo Gaisin of Zusha shares a beautiful niggun and soulful essay in his debut post on Hevria. … Read More

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I’m Rivka And I’m Thunderstruck

By On May 7, 2015

Rivka Nehorai, writer, painter, and artist, weaves her passion for her multiple expressions of self into her first post for Hevria.… Read More

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I’m Zeke Finn And…

By On April 6, 2015

Zeke Finn bares his soul to the world as he joins the Hevria community and shares his new song: "Change". … Read More

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I Am Yerachmiel And I’m On A Musical Journey

By On March 30, 2015

Yerachmeil Goldstein, aka Rocky and the Goldstein, welcomes himself as the first "musical blogger" on Hevria with the debut of his song "Our Journey".… Read More

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My Name Is Stephanie And I Hate Death

By On March 1, 2015

That’s me: a death-obsessed, fearful, life-loving, food-savoring soul who can barely function in this space-filled world. Somehow, I manage to have great adventures.… Read More


If You Can Fake It, You Can Make It

By On February 4, 2015

I suited up in my protective camouflage and allowed myself to fly away into the spiritual arms of God. I swore I’d float myself on a cloud of faith, euphoria, love, and determination… Read More



By On December 24, 2014

I was 4 years old when I asked my dad about the oiled African American muscle men in majestic flexed poses, “Why is he brown?” That was when I first realized… Read More

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