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שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם ~ Shabbat Shalom, 2 Sh'vat 5781

You and I Will Change the World Ani v’Atah Neshaneh et Ha’Olam אני ואתה נשנה…

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Parashat Vaera: You, Too, Have a Voice

By Mark S. Young King George VI: Listen to me! Listen to me! Lionel Logue:…

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Binnacles and Jewish Lenses: Guiding Forces in the World

By Kathy Pomer When I was a kid, my dad and I sailed often on…

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Community and Leadership ~ שַׁבָּת שָׁלוֹם

Community and Leadership Heartbroken. I have been searching for other ways to describe what I…

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Parashat Shemot: Who’s Acting in the Image of Whom?

By Jane E. Herman Several times in this week’s Torah portion, Parashat Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1),…

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Bringing Out the Best in Our Professionals Through Jewish Mindfulness and Middot

By Mark S. Young, Rabbi Marc Margolius, Michal Fox Smart, and Rabbi Tracy Kaplowitz, Ph.D.…

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Vayechi: Moving Forward With Purpose and Pride

By Bob Kimsal When, in the past, I have been asked to prepare a d’var…

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What an Extraordinary Year for the JCC Movement!

By Jane E. Herman Although few people will be sorry to see 2020 go, the…

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Silver Linings Amidst the Challenges

By Leah Garber The bright lights of Hanukkah have faded, leaving us in 2020’s darkest…

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Parashat Vayigash: Change and Growth Are Always Possible

By Morgan Weiss וְעַתָּ֗ה יֵֽשֶׁב־נָ֤א עַבְדְּךָ֙ תַּ֣חַת הַנַּ֔עַר עֶ֖בֶד לַֽאדֹנִ֑י וְהַנַּ֖עַר יַ֥עַל עִם־אֶחָֽיו׃ כִּי־אֵיךְ֙ אֶֽעֱלֶ֣ה…

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