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Parashat Miketz: Teshuvah and the Power of Dreams

By Isabel Mares “Dreams come true. Without that possibility, nature would not incite us to…

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Parashat Vayeshev: Why We Need Resilience in These Times

By Yael Warach This week’s Torah portion, Parashat Vayeshev (Genesis 37:1-40:23), introduces us to the…

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Parashat Vayishlach: Finding Peace and Blessings in Reconciliation

By Annette McCann This week’s Torah portion, Parashat Vayishlach (Genesis 32:4-36:43), focuses on Jacob in…

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Parashat Vayeitze: Where Disappointment and Gratitude Co-Exist

By Vanessa Stark Waye This week we celebrate Thanksgiving in the U.S., acknowledging and giving…

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Parashah Toldot: How Jacob and Esau Can Help Us Bring Out the Best in Ourselves and Others

By Sarah Koffler This Shabbat, we will read from Parashah Toldot (Genesis 25:19-28.9), which includes…

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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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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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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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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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Parashat Bereshit: Planned Obsolescence?

By Joanne Harmon This week’s Torah portion, Parashat Bereshit (Genesis 1:1 – 6:8), tells the…

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