"Fire," by Ian Barbour, via Flickr.com under Creative Commons License
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Who by Fire … My Yom Kippur Problem

October 4, 2016 0

Editor’s Note: This guest post was contributed by Edmond H. Weiss, Ph.D. Long before the Pharisees began writing about an Olam Haba, an afterlife that is a reward for righteous living, there was a simpler [Read more…]

Rabbi Jonathan Kendall's daughter, right, with Nobel Peace Prize winner Elie Wiesel
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Good Night Sweet Prince

July 9, 2016 0

One inevitable and inescapable rabbinic responsibility is to write eulogies. In these days of multiple family members and acquaintances invited to speak at the levaya, the “pressure” is diluted. Once upon a time, only the [Read more…]

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Sharing Loss, Sharing Compassion

May 30, 2016 1

This guest post to Rabbi Address’ blog is by Rabbi David Levin. How do you tell Dad that Mom has died?  This challenging question confronted old friends this past week. Compassion is such a difficult [Read more…]

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