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Community Blog Teen Reflections for a Meaningful New Year

5780. A new year. The perfect time to recharge, reflect and think about what cou...

Rabbi Jim Morgan

Deuteronomy How Moses Comes to Terms with Mortality

Parashat Vayelech (Deuteronomy 31:1-30) In my work as a geriatric chaplain in a ...

Rabbi Or Rose

Deuteronomy Teshuvah: Wisdom from Teachers and Children

On Father’s Day 2015, I traveled with my children to New Haven, Connecticut to...

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Community Blog Feel the Tekiah: On Elul and the International Climate Strikes

There is something that happens when we hear a gifted ba’al tekiah (shofar...

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Community Blog Forbidden Fruit, Rosh HaShanah, and Our Climate Crisis

According to Hasidic traditions, the Tree of Knowledge of Good and Evil, from th...

Holidays Hypocrisy, Boundaries, and the Mitzvah of Part-time Piety

The Days of Repentance Years ago, while walking back to my college dorm room fro...