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What do we stand for?

By Cantor Sheri AllenParashat Shemot This week we begin a whole new chapter in our family saga. To be more accurate, we begin Book Two in our five-book series, and

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Damar Hamlin’s shocking injury

By Rabbi Yerachmiel D. Fried Dear Readers, I share with you a column written by my dear student Rabbi Ori Strum. This is an important lesson learned from the recent

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Speak!

By Alan Koenigsberg, M.D. Last time I wrote about listening, a way we learn about what others think, believe and can teach us. The old saw about having two ears

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Columnists

The origins of tikkun olam

Dear Rabbi, I recently received a mailing from a major local Jewish organization that spoke about the “mitzvah of tikkun olam” which is manifest in performing acts of social justice.

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The year 2022 in Jewish ideas

Book bans, Ukraine and the end of Roe By Andrew Silow-Carroll (JTA) — Jewish eras can be defined by events (the fall of the Second Temple, the Inquisition, the founding

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We can initiate miracles

By Laura Seymour Dear Friends, Hanukkah is over for another year and forgive me for admitting, I’m Hanukkahed out! It was a truly great Hanukkah 2022! However, the many lessons

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Recipes

Passover Recipes

Easy-to-make Passover recipes

By Tina Wasserman The following are some recipes that I think you might enjoy and find useful for your Passover or any meal during the holiday. Easy to make, do

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Passover Recipes

Almond Butter Chocolate Chip Cookies

By Shannon Sarna I love it when people taste my pareve desserts and say, “Wow — this is pareve!?” It’s the same rule with Passover dishes and desserts. Which is

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