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D'vrei Torah

B’ha’a’lotecha (Numbers 8:1-12:16)…What Guides You?

This week’s portion is complex and varied. It spans the range from ritual (the second Passover) to the challenge of leadership (chapter 11) to the famous encounter with Aaron and Miriam and their challenge of [Read more…]

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Ellen Rittberg, Author of “Why is Grandma Naked? Caring for Your Aging Parent”

Ellen Rittberg, author of the book, “Why Is Grandma Naked? Caring for Your Aging Parent,” discusses the often stressful, sometimes weird, and ultimately life-transforming journey that caregiving is.  [Read more…]

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Can Religion Provide Us Any Hope?

Like many of you, these past days have been filled with a sense of hopelessness. Between the events in the Middle-East, the continuing childish political theatre of Congress, the tragic relentless consequences of Covid and [Read more…]

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Judaism Unbound’s Daniel Libenson and Lex Rofeberg Reaching Out to ‘Disaffected But Hopeful’ American Jews

Daniel Libenson and Lex Rofeberg discuss Judaism Unbound, a project of the Institute for the Next Jewish Future, that catalyzes and supports grassroots efforts by “disaffected but hopeful” American Jews to re-imagine and re-design Jewish life in America for the 21st Century. Libenson and Rofeberg are the co-hosts of the Judaism Unbound podcast. [Read more…]

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A Shavuot of Transition

Shalom. We will greet the festival of Shavuot very soon. A time of celebration and, in many congregations, Confirmation. For many the festival is sort of an unofficial end of the program year. Or. at [Read more…]

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D'vrei Torah

B’midbar (Numbers 1:1–4:20) The Wilderness..Help Us Find The Way!

We begin the fourth book, Numbers, B’Midbar! As we begin this book, our collective souls, weary after almost a year and a half of pandemic, cry out for strength. The news of our world shakes us and [Read more…]

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