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Persevering in the Aftermath of Pittsburgh

For many Jews around the world, Saturday – Shabbat – is a time of reflection and relaxation. Saturday is a moment to take a step back from the hustle and… Read More »

Ongoing Learning

Lippman Kanfer Prize

When our congregants began sharing moments of spiritual pain due to the surrounding decay of democratic norms in America, we responded. We decided to create opportunities to practice the skills… Read More »

Counting the Omer

Counting the Omer is a practice of mindfulness. On the one hand, counting each of the days from Passover until Shavuot seems effortless; sticking with it involves a consciousness, a… Read More »

Counting the Omer

Counting the Omer is a practice of mindfulness. On the one hand, counting each of the days from Passover until Shavuot seems effortless; sticking with it involves a consciousness, a… Read More »

Counting the Omer

Counting the Omer is a practice of mindfulness. On the one hand, counting each of the days from Passover until Shavuot seems effortless; sticking with it involves a consciousness, a… Read More »

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Look, Listen, and Learn

“No printed word, nor spoken plea can teach young minds what they should be. Not all the books on all the shelves – but what the teachers are themselves.” –Rudyard Kipling… Read More »

This Traveler’s Prayer

I am a pretty easy traveler, in that I can sleep in almost any mode of transportation – which is good since I am somewhat prone to motion sickness.  John… Read More »