Rabbi Shira Koch Epstein, Executive Director

The Cries of Children At Our Borders

| WED, JUN 20, 2018

As a mother, a rabbi, and a professional, I have often struggled to decide when to prioritize my work, and when to prioritize my children. This story has served to…

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It’s A Season of Jewish Culture

| SUN, APR 08, 2018

Hello everyone! Last week, as I began celebrating Passover, I announced the launch of the 14th Street Y’s Season of Jewish Culture. I couldn’t be more excited to share more…

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Making our Seders Meaningful

| FRI, MAR 30, 2018

As I set tonight’s Seder table, I find myself both grateful for the family and friends who will surround me and wistful as I think of those who will not.…

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We All Have Superpowers

| FRI, DEC 15, 2017

Hanukkah, the festival of light, comes on the darkest days of the year. Whether due to the waning crescent moon as the winter solstice approaches, or the consistently dark headlines,…

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