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Allison Josephs

Allison Josephs

Allison Josephs has been involved in the field of Jewish Outreach for over a dozen years, teaching and lecturing, working at Partners in Torah, Sinai Retreats, and NCSY, and is the spiritual mentor to actress Mayim Bialik. She was named one of NJOP's Top Ten Jewish Influencers in 2012. Allison has been interviewed on television and radio, including programs such as "What Not To Wear" and NPR; her articles have appeared in numerous publications including the newly released anthology Like Water on a Rock, The Washington Times, The Jewish Press, and World Jewish Digest. She has also written articles and directed and produced videos for Aish.com and lectures around the country and on WebYeshiva. She received her Bachelor in Arts from Columbia University in Philosophy and lives with her husband and four children minutes from the George Washington Bridge. Allison's site is Allison Josephs is the founder and director of JewintheCity.com .

I Want to Stop Being Jewish (Q&A)

March 7, 2013, by

This article originally appeared on jewinthecity.com.   Dear Jew in the City, Here’s a question that no one seems to be willing to answer…how can one EXIT the Jewish community and why doesn’t the religion allow for it?! I was born to a reformed family who couldn’t tell you anything about “what it means to be….”

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