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Oil Junkies
a conversation with Edwin Black
How corruption and greed led America from “green” electric trolleys to polluting, petroleum-powered automobiles—and what we can do now.


Note: This section was generously underwritten by the following institutions and companies: American Jewish World Service, Brandeis Collegiate Institute, Bronfman Youth Fellowships, Gratz College, Hebrew University of Jerusalem, Hillel: The Foundation for Jewish Campus Life, Hofstra University, Hebrew Union College - Jewish Institute of Religion, Hundreds of Heads Books Inc., Indiana University, Jewish Coalition for Service, Jewish Council on Urban Affairs, Sigma Delta Tau, Alpha Epsilon Phi, The University of the Arts, University of Pittsburgh, Washington & Lee University Hillels

Trends 101: The New Jewish Life on Campus / Gabrielle Birkner
Admissions 123: 8 Great Reasons to Choose a Jewish-Friendly U / Jill Goldstein
Admissions 124: Getting into the College of Your Dreams / Judith Berg
Admissions 125: Acing Your Application / Michele Hernandez
Admissions 126: What Every Anxious Parent Needs to Know / Judith Berg
Scholarships 997: Making the Most of the Money Tree / John Boshoven
Scholarships 998: Fruits for the Picking
Scholarships 999: College Cash
The Right College 060: The Top 60 Schools Jews Choose (right click to Save file)
Life Lessons 012: 12 Ways to Get More Out of College by Doing Less / Harry R Lewis
Life Lessons 013: How to Be a Scientist & Make Hillel Your Lab / Andrea Steinberger
Life Lessons 014: Your Reform Home on Campus
Life Lessons 015: Navigating High Holy Day Class Conflicts / Scott Aaron
Life Lessons 016: When Your Congregant Goes to College / Andy Koren

Life Lessons 017: College Activists in Their Own Words / Rebecca Spilke
Life Lessons 018: Your Jewish Tool Kit for College
Life Lessons 019: Junior Year in the Jewish State / Suzy Goldenkranz
Life Lessons 020: "Rejuvenation" / Aaron Taylor
Life Lessons 021: Choosing the Right Jewish Studies Program

Christianity's Forgotten Jews
by Julie Galambush
The heroes of the New Testament were believing Jews—a historical truth that has been lost in time.

Discussion & Study Guide
by Alan D. Bennett
This discussion and study guide to “Christianity’s Forgotten Jews” includes a comparison between “The Last Supper” and RJ magazine’s take-off illustration, background information, article summaries, questions, & more

Dear Reader: Our Perilous Times

by Eric H. Yoffie
Our task is to educate our governments and our fellow citizens about the mortal dangers of Hamas and Iran.

Books - Reviews
by Bonny V. Fetterman
Reviews of Barney Ross by Douglas Century; Bodies and Souls: The Tragic Plight of Three Jewish Women Forced into Prostitution in the Americas by Isabel Vincent; Marc Chagall and the Lost Jewish World by Benjamin Harshav; and I Am Marc Chagall , text and illustration by Bimba Landmann.

Books - For Discussion
by Bonny V. Fetterman
The Union for Reform Judaism recommends two Significant Jewish Books per quarter for individuals and book groups, and provides a Study and Discussion Guide for each. The selected books: Night by Elie Wiesel, translation by Marion Wiesel; Tevye the Dairyman and the Railroad Stories by Sholem Aleichem, translated by Hillel Halkin.

Cooking: Mangoes, Medjools, & Mitzvahs
by Tina Wasserman
The culinary traditions of the Abayudaya, a 750-member farming community in Uganda, half of whom formerly converted to Judaism in 2002; and three Ugandan-inspired recipes: Ugandan Fall Harvest Fruit Salad, Manioc Cheese Puffs, and Arugula Salad with Dates and Chevre with a Pomegranate Vanilla Vinaigrette.

Comics4Kids - Dave Danger, Action Kid
by Arie Kaplan, illustrations by Leela Corman
Episode #5, “How To Stop a Golem”

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