Sarah Moosazadeh

Staff Writer - Atlanta Jewish Times

Writer covering Jewish happenings in Atlanta and various cultures around the world.

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North Springs Students in Limbo As Schools Open

North Springs Charter High School parents and students are already off to a tumultuous school year after the Fulton County school board decided to oust out-of-district,...

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AJMF's New Director Redefines Jewish Music

Pianist Joe Alterman's affection for Jewish musicians and melodies are some of the many qualifications he brings to his job as Atlanta Jewish Music Festival 's new director....

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Interfaith Interns Prepare for Advocacy

Interns who work in the realm of advocacy may not always find a job that matches their passion. But learning from people who have succeeded before them may help them create...

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JNF Offers Affordable Housing in Israel

Not everyone in Israel has to live in the most populated areas of Tel Aviv, Jerusalem and Haifa. Jewish National Fund-USA's Housing Development Fund is pushing more affordable...

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Something to Smile About

Dentistry has run in Michael Friedman's family for decades. His grandfather was a dentist and his great-grandfather before him. Today, Friedman uses his profession to treat...

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Temple Kehillat Chaim Welcomes New Rabbi

Rabbi Jason Holtz doesn't recall practicing Judaism at a young age. But after joining his high school's youth group, he changed his mind. That experience led him to build...

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Spiritual Leaders on Relationships

Relationships may not always be easy, but what keeps some from falling apart could be shared values, mutual respect and commitment from each partner to work together through...

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Young Israel of Toco Hills Wins OU Grant

Young Israel of Toco Hills has been awarded $5,000 by the Orthodox Union's Women's Initiative Challenge Grant to create the Women's Seder Avodat Yamim Noraim. The project, which...

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Kidney Gives Ira Tedoff New Lease on Life

It's been nearly a year since Ira Tedoff received a kidney transplant. After two donors fell through, he considered dialysis. But a conversation with a friend's relative soon...

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DNA Results Reunite Family 80 Years Later

For years Lisa Feiner assumed that her family was small since most had perished in the Holocaust. Yet after obtaining some DNA test results and a photo from 1924, she made an...

Atlanta Jewish Times

Pet Rescue Takes Flight

Few people have the opportunity to pursue their dreams, but for Temple Kol Emeth member Ben Singer that dream became a reality after he obtained his pilot's license and began...

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Atlanta Opens Arms to Repairing Our World

Jewish values, a strong identity and affinity toward service are traits Repair the World aims to promote among Jews. The nonprofit hopes to expand that viewpoint this summer by...

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Boy Band Rocks Out for Charity

What began as an innate interest in playing Jewish folk songs grew into a band of seventh-graders from The Davis Academy who do more than just play music. They also give back to...

Atlanta Jewish Times

Atlantans Turning 60 Reunite at Jewbilee

Before Moishe House or LEADS, young Jews in Atlanta connected through youth groups such as BBYO's Aleph Zadik Aleph and B'nai B'rith Girls. That enduring connection recently...

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Epstein Sends 40 Graduates Over the Rainbow

Many are unaware of the path their lives will take after graduation, but for 40 Epstein School eighth-graders, the journey seems less challenging, thanks to the values the...

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Davis' 68 Grads Urged Not to Forget the Present

Between endings and beginnings, one moment - the present - often gets overlooked, Rabbi Micah Lapidus said during the Davis Academy 's 2018 graduation ceremony Thursday, May 31....

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200+ Break Silence on Addiction, Mental Illness

Atlanta native and Temple Sinai member Arin Clements struggled for years with meth, heroin and other opioids. Her addiction worsened after her father left and her mother died of...

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College Graduation Shows Value of Coaching

Next Generation Men and Women co-founder and Chief Operating Officer Ben Sperling hardly knew the impact he would have on one boy's life until a chance encounter years later in...

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Nursing Degree Fulfills Persian Family's Dreams

Jewish Iranian-American Jessica Nooriel believes her graduation from the Nell Hodgson Woodruff School of Nursing at Emory fulfills not only her dreams, but also those of her...

Atlanta Jewish Times

Barnsley Offers Timeless Home Away From Home

Drive past Adairsville's acres of farmland along a winding road known as CCC and you will see signs for Barnsley Resort. The hour ride northwest of Atlanta leads to an...