The Federation Blog

Our Goal for creating this blog is to give the Utah Jewish community a platform to have their voices heard. Topics for the blog will range from What does being Jewish mean for local individuals, parenting Jewish, favorite recipes to local & global frustrations with the Jewish community.

Thanksgiving

Thanksgiving 

Written by: Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

Thanksgiving is here and it is a holiday I had never experienced before moving to the USA last year. All of you who know me, know that I am a sucker for the holidays. I think they are super important for our lives as people, …

Remaining full of light and love

Remaining full of light and love

By Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

I had a friend say to me recently, that she doesn’t like when people tell her that “before covid…”, this happened or that happened. She really feels that at this point it's been long enough and that it's not …

New Podcast for Talia Goldberg

New Podcast for Talia Goldberg

 

About 2 months ago, my friend Avia Sagron and I had an idea. We thought we should make a podcast that talks about places in the USA and in Israel that have the same names. Specifically, places that are in Utah and New Hampshire, where Avia is a shlicha lik…

The Ethiopian Jews

The Ethiopian Jews

Written by: Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

On the 16th of November this year we have another Jewish holiday. Really? Which one? I know your religious schools taught you that the month of Cheshvan has no holidays, and we just finished all our high holidays already!…

Orthodox Feminism

Orthodox Feminism

written by, Talia Goldberg, Community Shlicha

 

This week I noticed a Facebook post that my neighbor across the street from where I live in Israel had uploaded. The post was a picture of a sticker on a street name sign. The sticker changed the name on the street sign f…