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Talmud Torah

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…]

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Baby Boomer Bubbe

Holiday Food, Jewish Style

August 21, 2012 0

As the High Holidays approach, and we reflect upon the year past, we are in touch with the essence of our deeds, the essence of one’s soul and the essence of our relationship to and [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

God’s Eternal Question

October 7, 2011 0

With the ending of Rosh HaShana and Yom Kippur, the Jewish calendar focuses on the first of our three Festivals, Sukkot. The symbol of the fragile dwelling place, the sukkah, is increasingly popular. More and more [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

The call of the month of Elul

September 1, 2011 0

Shalom. This month is a special one within the Jewish calendar. Elul begins. This is the last month of the Jewish year and in it, we are asked to slowly prepare our souls for the [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

To “Life” and to the New Year!

August 31, 2010 0

Here is one of “those” questions. How do you find meaning in the aftermath of sorrow? How do you find reason when there is none? 5770 is ending. I, for one, will not be sorry [Read more…]