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Purim Nugget: A Call for Unity

This upcoming Thursday is the festive holiday of Purim, which we celebrate the miraculous survival of the Jewish people in the year 357 BCE after there was a decree by the Persian King Achashveirosh to kill all the Jews in his vast empire of 127 countries.

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Rabbi Marc’s Dash of Drash: Impeccability

After the ecstatic and transformative moment of revelation at Sinai, Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21-24) calls on us to pay close attention to the details of our lives and the impact we have on the people and the world around us.

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Shabbat Nugget: Post Tu B’Shevat

This past Wednesday was Tu B'Shevat, the New Year for trees.  There are various customs for the celebration of the New Year of Trees, the most common of them is eating fruit on this day.

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Rabbi Marc’s Dash of Drash: Divine Names With the Kirtan Rabbi

In Divine Names, episode 53 of A Dash of Drash, Rabbi Andrew Hahn, Ph.D, also known as the KirtanRabbi (affectionately Reb Drew), joins Rabbi Marc in conversation about the centrality of names, especially the names of the Divine, and how they connect to our practice and to our hearts. 

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