THINGS WE'RE TALKING ABOUT
What do you get when you pair an incredible mission to Israel with an incredible NFL athlete?
Why, you get Pats wide receiver Julian Edelman longboarding on a Tel Aviv boardwalk and visiting
the Western Wall (among other fabulous things), of course! Check out the highlights here.
THINGS IN THE CITY
Come out and play
Yearning for a simpler time, when summer seemed to last forever? Relive the glory days at
Throwback Thursday! Join us July 23 at Blazing Paddles, where you’ll reunite with friends, hit up
the ping pong table and see how you make an impact in the Jewish community.
(Want a little more nostalgia? Who doesn’t! Upload your old summer photos to Facebook, Instagram
or Twitter and use the hashtag #CJPSummersOn. Yours could be featured on social media or at the
What’s the deal?
Good deal? Bad deal? What’s the deal with the nuclear agreement signed by six world powers, and why are Jewish organizations and Israelis at odds with the U.S. and each other over it? It’s time to talk. Join israel360 for a special discussion July 27.
Summer summer summer time
It may be July, but it’s not the time to sit back and unwind. Get up and give back with Summer of
Service, where you can serve hot meals to people in need, spend quality time with seniors,
prepare and package meals for individuals with chronic illnesses and more.
Want to explore the spiritual and intellectual richness of Judaism? In the company of fabulous
folks, to boot? With Kevah, you’ll join friends, settle in with a dynamic educator and choose
what’s meaningful to you from a full menu of fascinating topics. Contact Dani at
firstname.lastname@example.org to start a group!
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THINGS WE LOVE
Tweet of the Month
A self-proclaimed “holy rascal,” Rabbi Rami pairs lasting wisdom with his particular brand of
Blog of the Month
Skullcap and Gown shares the trials and tribulations of being Jewish on campus (and now in the
office). Networking? Probably not a good place to discuss the color of one’s boxers. Tefillin?
Funnily enough not for diabetes. Birthright? Still sexy.
Instagram Pic of the Month
The 20th annual Yom Sport was a resounding success! And we couldn’t have done it without our
fabulous event leaders—caught mid-cheer here—and incredible athletes. (Before you go, don’t forget to check out the rest
of the action!) #CJPRundown
(Don’t forget to keep uploading your favorite pictures to Instagram and tag us with #CJPRundown! We’ll feature our favorite pics right here every month.)
THINGS THAT ARE JEWISH
Share the love
Still pining for the romance of Valentine’s Day? Well, you’re in luck—Tu B’Av, the holiday of
love in modern-day Israel, is July 30! (It’s also known as a great day for proposing. Hint,
Who says glorious lights are only for kids? Get your shine on with this month’s candlelighting
And for August:
- July 17 | 8:00 p.m.
- July 24 | 754 p.m.
- July 31 | 7:47 p.m.
Questions? Ideas? Let’s chat! Reply to this email or reach out to Dani Weinstein, Senior Director, CJP Young Adult Initiative at email@example.com.