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Morah Yehudis Fishman

Morah Yehudis Fishman
I have been teaching Torah and Chassidic writings for over forty years to students of all ages and backgrounds, both on the East Coast and the Midwest. I have been a director of several Jewish organizations in Santa Fe and Colorado. My articles and poetry on a wide variety of Jewish topics have been printed in many publications, and also are available online.

The Impact of Story


In the life of Oliver Sacks, I find it fascinating that his last written article was all about his personal feelings about Shabbat.

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Launch Event for Hebrew Circle Calendar


MiSaviv: Hebrew Circle Calendar offers a new old path for the Jewish year--new because the design comes from our time; old because the Hebrew calendar is rich in cycles.

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Vanities of a Bonfire


I spent an anomalous Lag B’Omer afternoon watching the gut wrenching movie ‘Gett’. I woke up the next morning with a cluster of thoughts and emotions.

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Yom HaShoah: The Past Obligates, the Future Liberates


"To be here now is to look both ways as we stride the uncertain bridge from the past to the future. The bridge may be unknown or terrifying, but movement is essential."

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Chanukah – When Mail Delay Saves the Day

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Many Chassidic masters tell us that the letter that is written to us from above on Rosh Hashana and sealed on Yom Kippur, does not actually reach our address until Chanukah.

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