• Sing Unto God

    There is a common understanding here in Zionsville that our music is what we use to cement the bonds of our community. It helps us rejoice during the good times,


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  • How Music Affects Prayer

    But services wouldn’t be the same for me without all of GUCI and the song leaders singing as one voice. To be honest, I’d probably just sit and play with


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  • Rising Up to the Challenge

    It’s my first time here, so it’s been a challenge, but with a lot of listening and paying attention, I’m surviving here. I’m happy I came. I’ve gotten to see


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  • The Sound of All of Us

    The theme of this shiur (Jewish educational program) was the importance of community in Judaism, and it began with another hilarious educational video starring our Program Director, Chase Foster.


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  • Shalom from Israel!

    This Shabbat, we'll visit Tel Aviv and see where the first Israeli government signed the Declaration of Independence, do some shopping in the Friday craft market, and then prepare for


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  • Kallah Aleph Reflections

    Kallah Aleph 2013 gave me a newfound appreciation of what some people call “the magic of GUCI.” From my position as a Garin counselor, I got to watch as two


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  • How Jewish Values Make Us Rock

    I really like the Silent Prayer. It’s like I’m having a holy conversation and prayer with God. The Silent Prayer, I think, is like a peaceful moment everyone has with


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  • How Our Past Influences Our Judaism

    I’m beyond lucky to have been given so many opportunities to express my Judaism. Not only do I have temple and BBYO back home where I learn about myself as


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  • Songs of Shabbat

    There is no way to record the true spirit, the ruach¸ of a GUCI Shabbat, but this affords a small glimpse into the joy of the holiday, the pleasure everyone


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  • Lucky to be Jewish

    I think I am lucky to be Jewish because if I wasn’t, I wouldn’t be here at GUCI (my second home). In addition, being Jewish gives me opportunities throughout my


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