Jewish Life

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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INTO THE NIGHT: An Interview with Rabbi Eva Sax-Bolder

| THU, MAY 03, 2018

We are getting closer to INTO THE NIGHT, the 14th Street Y’s contemporary spin on Tikkun Leil Shavuot, taking place on May 19th. To explore one of the evening’s themes,…

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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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A Very Special Puppet

| WED, MAR 14, 2018

  We were very excited to commission an original work from the amazing husband-wife team, Chad Williams and Lindsey “Z.” Briggs, of WonderSpark Puppets and asked them which of the terrific…

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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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