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Being Strong in the Face of Adversity

This week we read two Torah portions. The first one is called Matos (literally staff) and the second one Masai (journeys). The commentaries tell us that there is a connection between the Torah portion and the time that it is read.

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Free Shabbat Hikes with Adventure Rabbi for All Ages

This Shabbat, July 18, 2015 from 9:00 am-11:15 am, both our adult hike and our family hikes will be free. Come meet our Educator Elaine Barenblat (leading the hike for kids and their adults) and Rabbi Jamie Korngold (leading the hike for adults). Find out what we do and how we do and if it might be a good fit for you.

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Let’s Thank the Mystery of Life–A Shabbat Lovesong

Here is an ahavah poem thanking God for giving us the capacity to love. It fits with the liturgy and takes the form of a ghazal, a genre of poetry popular in India, Pakistan, and the Middle East. Ghazals are love poems to God that, like the Song of Songs, express this emotion in the language of human love.

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Beyond Reason

In this week's Torah Portion we learn about how a person who has come into contact with a dead body can be purified to be allowed to enter the Temple.

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