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Purim Responding to the tragedy in New Zealand

Friends, Our community awoke this past Friday morning to the horrifying news fro...

Rabbi Sharon Cohen Anisfeld Humility and Hope in an Uncertain World: A Purim Teaching

This morning’s Torah reading begins with a divine call. Vayikra el Moshe vayed...

Purim The Many Faces of Purim

This sermon was originally delivered at Congregation Netivot Shalom in Berkeley,...

Seventy Faces of Torah More Than One Thing: Purim and Reflections of the Image of God

Megillat Esther, which we read on the holiday of Purim this week, is a flamboyan...

Seventy Faces of Torah Remembering the Future: Memories of the Heart

This Shabbat, the weekly Torah portion, Tetzaveh, embraces the consecration of t...

Seventy Faces of Torah Jewish Memory Week: A Tale in Three Parts

The memory of the Holocaust today is vulnerable. Between the Diaspora and Israel...