Father-Daughter USY International Presidents Talk Serving and Meaning Three Decades Apart

A lot has changed since the time Rabbi Adam Kligfeld of Temple Beth Am in Los Angeles, California, served as USY international president in 1990 and 2019 when his eldest daughter Noa stepped into the same role. Here, the two talk about the differences 30 years makes, plus what serving meant/means to them and how one another’s leadership inspires their own. https://youtu.be/9ll3s_Zunc8 Also, be sure to watch: A...

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Our Ancestors May Have Passed Down More Than Family Traditions

From our strongest core values to our favorite holiday recipes, we’ve inherited much of what makes us who we are from our ancestors—but many may have passed down more than that. Approximately one in three Jews of Ashkenazi descent—the ethnic identity most recognized by people in North America—are said to carry at least one type of genetic disorder. In total, Ashkenazi Jews have a high carrier rate for more than 40 gene...

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