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Passover Drash: A Formula for the Epic Charoses

One of the centerpieces of the Seder plate is the Charoses which is meant to remind us of the mortar with which our ancestors bonded bricks when they were enslaved in Egypt. On the other hand there is also a celebratory element of the Charoses. How should we understand these to different messages?

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Purim Nugget: Mind Vs. Soul

Which type of person is better? The person who looks at everything through the prisms of the mind or the person who looks at things more simply and sometimes more clearly?

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Lamplighter Doug Velick Honored with Lighting Menorah at Chanukah on Ice

Young and old joined for a late afternoon of skating to Chanukah Music at Winterskate in Louisville, schmoozing, noshing and participating in the lighting of the large menorah.

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