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Orthodox Outdoors

Are you MoDox? If you don’t know what MoDox means, you’re not alone. The latest slang word is a hybrid of Modern and Orthodox and helped Jodi Berris attract a hip, fun-loving demographic of Jews to her Outdoor Adventure Shabbaton. More than 74 Jews from around the world came to Oregon to hike, eat and…

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Natural Connections

The hills are alive with the sound of… prayer chants? They are when Rabbi Boris Dolin takes eager groups of hikers out of Temple Beth Israel and into the merry woodlands surrounding Eugene. Influenced by his Oregon upbringing, a cult of forest-screaming rabbis in Israel and a dozen other sources, Rabbi Boris decided in the…