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Goal Setting for Success in 2020

| THU, JAN 23, 2020

Hello and Happy New Year to everyone! I’m Damon Williams, 14Y Fitness Manager, and your guide to all things health and wellness. For many of us, the start of the…

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Find Community This Holiday Season

| MON, DEC 23, 2019

The holidays are what brightens up the ever-darkening winter days. They encourage community and re-connection with loved ones as much as they do gift-giving and decorations. However, if you find…

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Something for Everyone at Yiddish New York

| MON, DEC 16, 2019

Each year during the holiday season, the 14th Street Y welcomes Yiddish New York (YNY)—the nation’s largest festival of Yiddish culture, music and language. Now in it’s fifth year, this…

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Bringing A Golem To NYC

| WED, DEC 04, 2019

Bringing Golem to New York City: The Story of Our International LABA Show “A Golem from Buenos Aires” is a multidisciplinary family-friendly show inspired by a Jewish legend and incubated…

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Mindful, Kind Kids: World Kindness Day

| WED, NOV 13, 2019

“Hello friends! Now let’s all sing and wave hello.” I have been telling stories in the nursery school classrooms for four years now. We often get to celebrate Shabbat together…

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A Portrait’s Worth a Thousand Words

| MON, NOV 04, 2019

The 14th Street Y has had the privilege of showcasing some amazing gallery exhibits, and more than a few of our photography shows have been the work of Bridget Badore!…

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What’s Your Story?

| THU, OCT 24, 2019

Storytelling is at the heart of who I am. It’s part of my job, my creative process as a dancer, the way I see the world, and the way I…

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How the High Holidays Can Save the Environment

| THU, OCT 24, 2019

“I remember the first thing I noticed when we came into the harbor-I woke up, and suddenly smelled something. And of course, it was pollution”-Greta Thunberg, Environmental activist and winner…

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Community & Care

| MON, OCT 21, 2019

When you think of raising a child, you might think of the importance of parents in a child’s life. However, we often forget the caregivers who make families’ lives run…

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Not So Ominous: Lorca Peress Talks All About Ominous Men

| MON, OCT 14, 2019

An suspenseful tale commenting on toxic masculinity? Sign us up! We sat down with Lorca Peress, Director of Ominous Men, to speak on her advocacy and passion for women in…

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