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| September 9, 2010

Even as I contemplate the seriousness of Yom Kippur each year, I am always struck by its incredible beauty. For me, the Kol Nidre service, with its powerful repetition and haunting melodies, is both a spiritual awakening and an opportunity to enjoy the richness of our millennia-old liturgical tradition. There’s no question that Kol Nidre Read More

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D’var Torah: Chukkat

| June 14, 2010

This week’s parsha is called Chukkat. The meaning of this word is ‘decree’ or ‘rule’, and refers to instructions – the rules of a sacrifice, specifically the rules regarding the sacrifice of the red heifer, an animal that does not exist in our world today. This sacrifice was at once unique: the animal itself was Read More

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PB&J: A Jewish Teen Summit on Hunger

| May 6, 2010

PB & J: A Jewish Teen Summit on Hunger Washington, DC June 24 – 28, 2010 Tuition is $150 and includes all program costs. Register online at BBYO’s website. Questions? Contact BBYO’s Mikah Goldman. Read More

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White House: Child Hunger & Obesity “Is An Epidemic”

| March 23, 2010

As we ask The 5th Question at our home seders, and further educate ourselves at Child Nutrition Seders across the country, we find incredible support from the current administration as we strive to end child hunger. Last month, Secretary of Agriculture Tom Vilsack spoke at a National Press Club Luncheon, where he reiterated that Child Read More

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