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8 Days of Hanukkah at BaMidbar

See what we’ve been up to for each of the eight days of Hanukkah!   Day 1: Backcountry Hanukiya Students constructed their own hanukiyah to light Hanukkah candles in the field for the eight nights of…
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Group Juggle Will Save Us All!

By Nick Magel-Haberek, MS, MSW, LCSW Adventure therapy is something that I feel quite passionate about.  For me, it’s not enough to do it all day at BaMidbar. I’m also going home and writing about it,…
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Our First Shabbat

By Jory Hanselman This week, BaMidbar staff and students embarked on a journey, as year-round programming launched on Thursday, October 18th.  This week’s parsha, or Torah portion, also begins with a journey.  At God’s command, Abraham…
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Simcha and Sukkot in the Wilderness

By Gabi Wasserman We are currently on the threshold of celebrating Sukkot, the only pilgrimage festival referred to as Zman Simchateinu, “the time of our rejoicing.”  During Sukkot we partake in the mitzvah of leaving our…
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A Call To Action

By Rabbi Anat Moskowitz Rebbe Nachman of Breslov taught: As often as you can, take a trip out to the fields to pray. All the grasses will join you. They will enter your prayers and give…
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The Diary of a Field Guide

By Danit Cohen Lead Field Guide, Winter & Spring 2018 February 27, 10:18pm “It’s so cold here. My feet are wet and I am wearing every single layer in my bag, and still I can’t get…
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