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A Beginning of a New Journey

| FRI, AUG 10, 2018

Yoni Rechter & Ali Mohar – Cheerful Prophetic Cosmic Song | יוני רכטר ועלי מוהר – שיר נבואי קוסמי עליז What Am I Leaving Behind? Jerusalem, The french hill neighborhood.…

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Bridging Two Different Worlds

| TUE, AUG 07, 2018

This month, we welcome a new member into our vibrant downtown community. I am excited to introduce our new envoy from Israel—Ophir Tal. Ophir, a Shaliach, will begin his two…

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Celebrating National Coloring Book Day

| THU, AUG 02, 2018

Dream in colors never seen before. Be creative. -Anonymous It’s National Coloring Book Day, and as an organization that place artists as the heart of our community we’re excited to…

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BBTF: Teaching Playwrights By Example

| MON, JUL 30, 2018

Roger Gonzalez of LocalTheatreNY speaks with Lenore Skomal, Broadway Bound Theatre Festival Director, about what’s new in 2018, her advice to producers just starting out, and the future of BBTF.…

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PRIDE In Where I Am and What I Do

| THU, JUN 28, 2018

I first came to the 14th Street Y in 2011 to see a play in the Fringe Festival that a friend of mine was involved with. I walked through a…

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Finding a Safe Zone in a Friend

| WED, JUN 27, 2018

I always knew I was gay. There was never a question that my life would look different when I grew up. I would look at families in my community and…

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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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A Little Musical Magic

| MON, JUN 18, 2018

Ever since I joined the staff at the 14th Street Y, I’ve heard from parents and staff alike about this magical person named Mik. She’s been a music teacher here…

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A Sense of Pride

| TUE, JUN 12, 2018

A sense of pride overwhelms my body every time I step into the 14th street Y. I am beyond proud of the work we are accomplishing in the Preschool and…

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Celebrating National Best Friends Day

| FRI, JUN 08, 2018

For National Best Friends day, we’re sharing a video created by Casey, in her Action Team News Class in our After School Program. Casey interviewed people at AFS about who their best…

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