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Rabbi Address interviewed on Hebrew Union College “College Commons” podcast

Rabbi Address was the guest on the “College Commons” podcast produced by Hebrew Union College during the biennial convention of the Union for Reform Judaism last fall. Listen to the podcast in the player below.

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Shavuot: Did We Miss Each Other At Sinai?

What a strange Shavuot this is! Many will  gather at their local Zoom-Shul to celebrate the festival of first harvest and the historical linkage of the “revelation” at Sinai. There is that tradition that we [Read more…]

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Pirke Avot Shavuot Study: “Strive To Be A Human Being”

Shavuot greets us next week. (erev is May 28). We celebrate the 10 Commandments, Confirmation in many congregations and for this final Pirke Avot passage, we turn to a line from Chapter 2 of the collection [Read more…]

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B’Midbar (Numbers 1:1-4:20)…Is This A Wilderness Of Opportunity?

Once again, the presence and relevance of the text is fascinating. This week we begin the Book of Numbers. Our first portion is B’midbar from Numbers 1, and it is placed in the “wilderness”. Sometimes this is [Read more…]