Introducing Ayeka: Where Are You?, a podcast featuring stories and conversations from the CJL community! We'll be releasing a new bite-sized episode each Thursday to accompany you into Shabbat. What journeys, whether physical, emotional, or spiritual, have you been on this year? Who in the CJL community would you most love to sit down and have a conversation with? We would love to feature you in a future episode--please reach out by email to Claire or Rabbi Ira if you're interested!
Rabbi Ira Dounn talks with Nathan Finkle '22, former president of Yavneh (the CJL's Orthodox community), about his journey to connect with a stricter form of Jewish observance and his experience leading a tight-knit community from the perspective of an...
Old Enough Not To Know
Ro van Wingerden '21 shares the story of her theological and cultural explorations and talks with CJL Innovation Fellow Claire Spaulding about her vision for &Jewish, a new affinity group at the CJL for people from interfaith families and in...
Aleeza Schoenberg '22 interviews Naomi Hess '22 about her experience with disability rights advocacy at Princeton, in the Jewish community, and beyond. Also discussed: a special program coming up at the CJL in celebration of Jewish Disability Awareness...
A Blessing for the Semester
Princeton OU-JLIC co-director Shira Kahn interviews incoming CJL student president Sara Sacks '21 about her commitment to and dreams for the CJL community. Also discussed: M&Ms (though not the kind you're thinking of), Stranger Shabbat, and...
Welcome to Lod!
CJL Israel Fellow Tair Goldbarsht interviews Ethan Kahn '21 about the stories and insights he's gleaned while doing a service year in the "mixed city" of Lod, Israel during the pandemic. Also discussed: social inequity, love languages, and community...
Aaron Balleisen '21 shares some of the most meaningful parts of his Jewish journey so far and responds to questions from friends in his JLF: Your Jewish Story cohort.