• More than just a day for trick-or-treating
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 29, 2020 at 9:09 pm

    Friends – More than just a day for trick-or-treating and parades, Halloween may have origins in the ancient Celtic festival of Samhain. It’s also far from the only important holiday that occurs during this time of year. Holidays such as Day of the Dead, All Saints Day, and All Souls Day also have a great

  • New Webinar Series! Privilege, Race & Religion in the U.S.
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 23, 2020 at 10:12 pm
  • Join Us Oct. 13 – Privilege, Race & Religion in the U.S.
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 23, 2020 at 7:36 pm
  • Let’s add RESPECT to all school curricula
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 23, 2020 at 6:45 pm
  • Eugene & Daniel Levy’s Real-Life & Schitt’s Creek Interfaith Family
    by Gerri Miller on September 23, 2020 at 3:05 pm

    Schitt’s Creek is interfaith? Love it! Canadians Eugene and Daniel Levy celebrated their success at an Emmys gathering in Toronto, including members of their fictional and real families, both of which are interfaith. Ending its six-season run with style and The post Eugene & Daniel Levy’s Real-Life & <i>Schitt’s Creek</i> Interfaith Family appeared first on 18Doors.

  • What Can We Learn From RGB?
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 22, 2020 at 5:15 pm

    Dear Tanenbaum Community, A Jewish teaching says those who die just before the Jewish new year are the ones God has held back until the last moment because they were needed most, and were the most righteous. And so it was that Supreme Court Justice, Ruth Bader Ginsberg, died as the sun was settling on

  • Join Us Oct. 1 – Privilege, Race & Religion in the U.S.
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 17, 2020 at 5:07 pm
  • The Effects of Fake News Webinar
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 16, 2020 at 4:23 pm
  • Unlocking Sukkot: A Cheat Sheet
    by 18Doors on September 15, 2020 at 2:00 pm

    Sukkot Cheat Sheet The post Unlocking Sukkot: A Cheat Sheet appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Remembering 9/11…Accurately
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 11, 2020 at 3:39 pm

    Dear Tanenbaum Community, Today is the 19th Anniversary of September 11, and while the death and destruction of that day will never be forgotten, the story we tell about those events, the motivations of the perpetrators, the ongoing trauma of the victims of that day is already diluted. According to the FBI, hate crimes against

  • Methodology
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    The analysis of adolescents in this report is based on a self-administered web survey conducted from March 29 to April 14, 2019, among a sample of 1,811 dyads, with each dyad – or pair – comprised of one U.S. adolescent ages 13 to 17 and one parent per adolescent. The margin of sampling error for

  • Acknowledgments
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    This report is a collaborative effort based on the input and analysis of the following individuals. Find related reports online at pewresearch.org/religion. Primary Researchers Elizabeth Podrebarac Sciupac, Senior Researcher Philip Schwadel, Professor of Sociology, University of Nebraska-Lincoln             Research Team Alan Cooperman, Director of Religion Research Gregory A. Smith, Associate Director of Research Becka A. Alper,

  • 4. Family religious practices
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    Children’s religious practices are tied to their families’ traditions.28 To better understand these links, the survey asked teens a variety of questions about who they attend worship services with, what types of religious activities they participate in with their families and why they participate (including whether they enjoy those activities). Four-in-ten teens attend religious services with

  • 6. What do parents want for their teens?
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    The survey asked parents of teens ages 13 to 17 about some of their desires for their teen, including the importance of raising their teen in their own religion or with their own views on religion. Parents also were asked to assess how important it is for their teen to exhibit certain traits, such as

  • 3. Teens’ religious practices
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    The new survey finds that although the majority of teens pray and attend worship services at least occasionally, about four-in-ten say they seldom or never attend services, and a similar proportion report seldom or never praying. The survey also allows for comparisons between teens and their parents who took the survey before them, finding that

  • 5. Shared beliefs between parents and teens
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:53 pm

    Research suggests that parents have a large impact on their children’s religious behaviors.35 For example, there is considerable overlap between how often teens and their parents attend religious worship services (see Chapter 3). But what about religious beliefs? Do teens and their parents also tend to be in alignment on that front? For most families, the

  • 2. Religious beliefs among American adolescents
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    Compared with the parent who took the survey before them, U.S. teens are less likely to rate religion as a priority in their lives and to say they believe in God with absolute certainty. Still, a majority of teens say that religion is at least somewhat important in their lives, including one-in-five unaffiliated teens who

  • 1. Religious affiliation among American adolescents
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    While most U.S. teens identify with a religion, they are modestly less likely than their parents to do so – particularly when it comes to Christianity. The new survey finds that 63% of U.S. teenagers ages 13 to 17 identify as Christian, compared with 72% of the responding parents. Furthermore, teens are more likely than

  • U.S. Teens Take After Their Parents Religiously, Attend Services Together and Enjoy Family Rituals
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on September 10, 2020 at 1:51 pm

    American adolescents often participate at parents’ behest, and tend to be less religious in more personal, private ways.

  • How to Celebrate Sukkot Without a Sukkah
    by Rabbi Robyn Frisch on September 4, 2020 at 4:59 pm

    Want to celebrate Sukkot without a sukkah this year? You’re not alone. Due to the coronavirus pandemic, some of us who might have been able to visit or even celebrate Sukkot with a meal in a sukkah in regular circumstances, The post How to Celebrate Sukkot Without a Sukkah appeared first on 18Doors.

  • 10 Sukkot-Inspired Date Night Ideas
    by Nicole Wasilus on September 4, 2020 at 4:10 pm

    These creative ideas for a Sukkot-inspired date night with your partner are perfect for this year when you might not get an invite to a meal in a sukkah. Just because you don’t have access to a sukkah doesn’t mean The post 10 Sukkot-Inspired Date Night Ideas appeared first on 18Doors.

  • 5 Sukkot-Themed Conversation Starters for Couples
    by Nicole Wasilus on September 4, 2020 at 3:17 pm

    These Sukkot-themed conversation starters are designed to spark dialogue between you and your partner. With the harvest festival right around the corner, this is one way to connect to the themes of the holiday and to your significant other. The The post 5 Sukkot-Themed Conversation Starters for Couples appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Earth & the Divine Webinar
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 3, 2020 at 6:12 pm
  • Read Our New Fact Sheet on Death & Mourning
    by Nicole Margaretten on September 1, 2020 at 7:36 pm

    In times of ongoing uncertainty, workplaces are not immune from the impacts of COVID-19 and end of life experiences. To support you and your colleagues as you support one another, Tanenbaum’s newest resource is available for all. Addressing the rituals of death and mourning across religions, with an emphasis on the ongoing impact of COVID-19,

  • Butternut Squash Kugel
    by Micah Siva on August 26, 2020 at 3:56 pm

    During Sukkot we eat outdoors in the sukkah and share a meal with friends and family. If you didn’t grow up celebrating Sukkot, you haven’t missed out on any specific holiday recipes. Sukkot doesn’t have a traditional dish to celebrate The post Butternut Squash Kugel appeared first on 18Doors.

  • What The Jewish New Year Looks Like In Brooklyn
    by Anna Keller on August 25, 2020 at 8:51 pm

    While my family passed those first few lonely months in quarantine together in Brooklyn, the pandemic’s epicenter, my three children and I watched a video about how a honeybee becomes a queen. The video was meant to distract the kiddies The post What The Jewish New Year Looks Like In Brooklyn appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Sukkot Lemon “Etrog” Cupcakes
    by Micah Siva on August 21, 2020 at 4:16 pm

    This recipe for Sukkot Lemon “Etrog” Cupcakes is a fun way to learn about the harvest holiday’s etrog and lulav. They’re designed to be made with young children, but we’re sure just about everyone will enjoy making or eating them. The post Sukkot Lemon “Etrog” Cupcakes appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Unlocking High Holy Days with Kids: A Cheat Sheet
    by 18Doors on August 20, 2020 at 5:51 pm

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  • Engaging Interfaith Families for the High Holy Days: A Checklist for an Inclusive Synagogue Experience
    by Tema Smith on August 19, 2020 at 2:08 am

    This is the perfect inclusive synagogue checklist to read through for the High Holy Days. The High Holy Days are quickly approaching and communities everywhere are putting the finishing touches on their plans for this year. We know that the The post Engaging Interfaith Families for the High Holy Days: A Checklist for an Inclusive Synagogue Experience appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Kamala & Doug are #InterfaithRelationshipGoals
    by Gerri Miller on August 17, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    (All photos credit: Instagram/ @kamalaharris) Did you know that Kamala Harris is the daughter of interfaith parents and in an interfaith marriage herself? At this point, most people are aware that Democratic Vice Presidential nominee Kamala Harris is of Black The post Kamala & Doug are #InterfaithRelationshipGoals appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Quiz for Couples: What’s Your Jewish New Year Vibe?
    by 18Doors on August 16, 2020 at 7:48 pm

    Haven’t figured out what you’re doing for the Jewish New Year? Let’s see what kind of vibe you and your significant other have and we’ll hook you up with some ideas. initIframe('5f1ad7a550308744ed89197e');   initIframe('5f1ad7a550308744ed89197e'); The post Quiz for Couples: What’s Your Jewish New Year Vibe? appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Quiz for Parents: What’s Your Jewish New Year Vibe?
    by 18Doors on August 16, 2020 at 7:47 pm

    Haven’t figured out what your family is doing for the Jewish New Year? Take this quiz to see what your vibe is and get ideas that everyone will enjoy. initIframe('5f175a0638ba1005c704105f'); initIframe('5f175a0638ba1005c704105f'); The post Quiz for Parents: What’s Your Jewish New Year Vibe? appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Unlocking Yom Kippur: A Cheat Sheet
    by 18Doors on August 16, 2020 at 7:44 pm

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  • Methodology
    by Pew Research Center&#039;s Religion &amp; Public Life Project on August 7, 2020 at 1:56 pm

    The American Trends Panel survey methodology The American Trends Panel (ATP), created by Pew Research Center, is a nationally representative panel of randomly selected U.S. adults. Panelists participate via self-administered web surveys. Panelists who do not have internet access at home are provided with a tablet and wireless internet connection. The panel is being managed

  • Unlocking Rosh Hashanah: A Cheat Sheet
    by 18Doors on August 6, 2020 at 7:11 pm

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  • Apple And Honey Ginger Crumble
    by Micah Siva on August 3, 2020 at 1:46 pm

    There’s nothing quite like an apple and honey ginger crumble for Rosh Hashanah. During Rosh Hashanah, we dip apples in honey to symbolize the start of a sweet new year. Many families enjoy a passed down family recipe of apple The post Apple And Honey Ginger Crumble appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Apple & Honey Hand Pie Pocket
    by Micah Siva on August 1, 2020 at 11:34 pm

    Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, usually falls in September or October, and is typically celebrated by eating apples dipped in honey (or sometimes sugar) to signify a sweet start to a new year. It is customary to say “Shanah The post Apple & Honey Hand Pie Pocket appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Ethiopian Chicken Schnitzel with Hot Honey
    by Micah Siva on July 29, 2020 at 6:04 pm

    All you really need is one good chicken schnitzel recipe… Schniztel is typically a tenderized, flattened piece of breaded veal, chicken, turkey or beef fried in oil. While cultures across the globe have their own unique variations, schnitzel was brought The post Ethiopian Chicken Schnitzel with Hot Honey appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Everything You Need for Rosh Hashanah
    by Lindsey Silken on July 24, 2020 at 1:52 pm

    With Rosh Hashanah around the corner, you might not know exactly how you’ll celebrate this year. It may be the first time you’re celebrating the High Holidays–or any Jewish holidays–in your own home. Embrace this opportunity to celebrate the new The post Everything You Need for Rosh Hashanah appeared first on 18Doors.

  • 5 Conversation Starters for Couples Before the High Holy Days
    by Nicole Wasilus on July 20, 2020 at 2:16 pm

    Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year, gives us an opportunity to reflect on the past year and look forward to the year ahead. These conversation starters are designed to spark dialogue between you and your partner. Take a few minutes The post 5 Conversation Starters for Couples Before the High Holy Days appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Mexican Corn Salad with Tahini Dressing
    by Micah Siva on July 17, 2020 at 6:45 pm

    This corn salad is a twist on elote or esquites – a street corn snack made of grilled corn slathered with a creamy, lime and chili sauce usually based with mayonnaise and a sprinkling of Cotija cheese. While it may The post Mexican Corn Salad with Tahini Dressing appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Guide to the High Holy Days Introduction and Table of Contents
    by 18Doors on July 12, 2020 at 12:00 am

     The High Holy Days — What Are They? Let our High Holy Days Guide help you. The High Holy Days—or, High Holidays as they are also called—consist of two autumn holidays called Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. In Hebrew, “Rosh The post Guide to the High Holy Days Introduction and Table of Contents appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Tashlich Alternatives to Try with Kids this Rosh Hashanah
    by 18Doors on July 11, 2020 at 12:57 pm

    During the Rosh Hashanah holiday, many adults and kids alike observe tashlich. It’s a fun outdoor tradition whose origins go back to the Middle Ages. It’s called Tashlich (pronounced tash-leekh), which is the Hebrew word for “casting off / throwing off.” You can The post Tashlich Alternatives to Try with Kids this Rosh Hashanah appeared first on 18Doors.

  • Rosh Hashanah Crafts & Activities
    by 18Doors on July 10, 2020 at 1:54 pm

    Even if you’ve never celebrated the Jewish New Year before, or you haven’t done it in a kid-friendly way, these Rosh Hashanah crafts and activities from PJ Library are fun for everyone and easy to follow. Try making the cards The post Rosh Hashanah Crafts & Activities appeared first on 18Doors.