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The uncomfortable parts of Torah

By Rabbi Charlie Cytron-WalkerParashat Behar-Bechukotai The Torah contains powerful ethical teachings that are celebrated throughout Jewish tradition: Every person was created in God’s image (Genesis 1:27). Love your neighbor as

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The tragedy in Meron

Dear Rabbi Fried, We have been decimated by the deaths of so many Jews in Meron and have been trying to make sense out of it, but it just seems

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My brilliant bipolar sister

I’m thinking today about my late sister, whose birthdate is fast approaching — a very good time for me to remember her at her best and worst — which is

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The tragedy in Meron

Dear Rabbi Fried, We have been decimated by the deaths of so many Jews in Meron and have been trying to make sense out of it, but it just seems

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My brilliant bipolar sister

I’m thinking today about my late sister, whose birthdate is fast approaching — a very good time for me to remember her at her best and worst — which is

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Recipes

Passover Recipes

Passover tips and tidbits

By Tina Wasserman The holiday of Passover evokes many memories. These memories help make or break the continuity of the tradition. I remember the smells of the chicken soup wafting

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