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Living By The Good Book

"But how can you call a family ‘upright’ if they fight so much?" As we come to the end of the book of Genesis, we are struck by the friction within the first Jewish families.

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Watch But Don’t Look

‘Don’t let the lights….see your wallet.’ In the prayer recited after lighting, there is a phrase: ‘these candles are holy and we have no permission to use them.’

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The Finger – Parshat Va’eira

Behold - the plagues! Rivers of blood! Swarms of locusts! Darkness upon the land! Terrifying devastation, of supernatural proportions, all wrought by God’s mighty… finger.

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While You Are Waiting (It’s Adar, But Not Purim)

We've reached Adar, but this year we have to wait six weeks instead of two weeks till Purim. What do you do while you are waiting for the next big Jewish holiday?

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Two Sisters Partner to Share Torah and Honor Their Father

Inspiration in Ten, a weekly 10-minute toll-free phone call filled with inspiration and stories from the Torah, is being offered in memory of Rabbi Gershon Chanowitz, z"l.

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Parashat Vayetzei: Teen Dvar Torah

We are pleased to share Casey Davis' dvar torah from her recent bat mitzvah at Congregation Bonai Shalom: Parashat Vayetzei, on being who you are.

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