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Parashat Chayei Sarah: Permission to Live Fully

By Isabel Mares “Pain is important: how we evade it, how we succumb to it,…

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What Do You Know About Jews Who Have Served Our Country?

By Joshua J. Chinsky Conceptually, most people know that Jews serve in the American armed…

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שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם ~ Shabbat Shalom, 19 Cheshvan 5781

The Wisdom of Hillel the Elder Perhaps the most well-known story we have about Hillel…

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Parashat Vayera: What Can We Learn From Abraham About Tough Conversations?

By Sue Gelsey Every family has its own customs for holiday gatherings and family dinners.…

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Rabin's Spirit of Hope and Unity Lives On

By Leah Garber Today marks the 25th anniversary of the assassination of Israel’s Prime Minister…

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Parashat Lech L’cha: Even in a Pandemic, Go Have an Adventure

By Mark S. Young Hold fast to dreams For if dreams die Life is a…

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The Six Senses: Getting Through the Lockdown in Israel

By Sara Sless I tried—I really did—to find something to write about that has nothing…

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Parashat Noach: Why Was Noah’s Ark So Big?

By Angela Tranquille We all know or have heard stories of people who have done…

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How Are JCCs Celebrating National Jewish Book Month?

By Jane E. Herman November is National Jewish Book Month, and in the age of…

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What You Need to Know About Mutations in "Breast Cancer Genes"

By Jane E. Herman “I call heaven and earth to witness against you this day:…

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