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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.

Vanities of a Bonfire

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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

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"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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Vayashev and the Age of Harry Potter

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The story of Yosef and his brothers, Harry Potter, and our lives -- not much in common? Guess again. Read this timely and thought-provoking teaching from Morah Yehudis Fishman.

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