Chaviva Gordon-Bennett

Chaviva Gordon-Bennett

Master Wordsmith and Curator of the

Chaviva is a well-traveled writer, blogger, and editor living in Denver. She has written and ghost written for countless publications in diverse industries.

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The Huffington Post

Jewish Identity (Un)defined At Israeli Presidential Conference

Last week's 2011 Israeli Presidential Conference, dubbed "tomorrow," brought together a who's who in the Jewish world from Dr. Ruth and Matisyahu to academics, politicos, tech company CEOs and Jewish ...

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On Shavuot, a Recommitting to Converts

Shavuot is the season of the convert. Not an open season, of course, but more a celebratory season. At least, that's what it should be from my perspective. Jews gather to consume over-zealous amounts of cheesecake and blintzes and consider the giving of the Torah on Mount Sinai in a time far removed from our own. But if you don't celebrate Shavuot in a "traditional" manner (we're talking synagogue attendance here, folks), then chances are you're missing out on an important aspect of the holiday: the reading of the Book of Ruth.

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