Hear Her Roar! Special Rendition of The Lion King Is Just the Beginning of This Teen’s Impact

When people picture what it means to live in a diverse society, many envision individuals of all races, religions and genders coming together in harmony. But as 17-year-old Jordan Tralins recently pointed out to her synagogue Congregation B’nai Israel of St. Petersburg, there’s another component of diversity that can’t be overlooked—ability. During Jewish Disability Awareness and Inclusion Month in February, Jordan too...

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A USY on Wheels Stop in a Small Town Inspires a Bat Mitzvah

For more than 50 years, USY on Wheels has been taking Conservative Jewish teens on a six-and-a-half-week journey across North America to see some of the continent’s most unforgettable attractions. As memorable as it was this summer for 16-year-old Lindsey, a Florida native, to meet Mickey Mouse at Disneyland and experience the beautiful views of the Grand Canyon, these weren’t the highlights of her trip—instead, it was ...

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