14Y Staff

14Y Recipes: My Dad’s Whole Wheat Rye Bread

| MON, SEP 14, 2020

The COVID-19 pandemic hasn’t stopped my dad from cooking delicious food. One of my favorites is soft, tasty bread, which I use to make toast and sandwiches, and whole wheat…

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Homecoming Isn’t a Walk in the Park

| WED, SEP 09, 2020

I’m overwhelmed. I’m overwhelmed by the sudden shift from a crippling quarantine to an intense new reality in Tel Aviv. So many people want to reunite with me, check in…

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The Fantastical World of Books

| THU, SEP 03, 2020

Sometimes, life gets complicated and we all need an escape. Each generation has its share of magical tales that help us do exactly that. Part of what makes the fantasy…

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Welcoming Prelude to Preschool and Preschool Back to the 14Y

| TUE, AUG 25, 2020

We have missed you! And, like you, we want to be able to get on with our normal lives. As we all know, it’s not that simple this year. We…

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How can I even start saying goodbye?

| FRI, AUG 14, 2020

Truth be told, I didn’t believe this day would come. This day of closure, in which I’ll come back to Israel from two exciting, life-changing years at the 14th Street…

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14Y Staff Recipes: May Edition

| MON, MAY 18, 2020

In the time of social distancing, we’re all spending time at home and cooking for ourselves more. Since our last recipe blog post, we’ve collected more recipes and decided to…

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The Grief of Coronavirus

| SUN, APR 12, 2020

In December, I wrote a blog post on loneliness during the holiday season. Now, I find myself drawing on that post in order to explore the mental health effects of…

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14Y’s Favorite Recipes

| THU, APR 02, 2020

The staff at 14th Street Y have launched the 14Y Community Corner, a digital platform for us to create and share videos including Adult Studies classes, family-friendly activities, helpful tips…

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Coming Out From New York to Belgrade, Our Stories Must Be Told

| TUE, OCT 08, 2019

When I think of Pride, I generally think of celebration. My recent experiences in New York are much more joyful than the fear and shame I had before coming out.…

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Family, Fitness, and Fun!

| SUN, SEP 29, 2019

September 29 is National Family Health & Fitness Day, and we at the 14th Street Y want to encourage you to get your heart racing! National Family Health & Fitness Day was…

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