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  • Shabbat Vayigash December 11, 2018 Rabbi Paul CohenDear Friends, This past weekend I had the privilege of celebrating a wedding downtown. As I was meeting up with a group later, I took an Uber to the venue. The ride on Saturday evening is a very long one. Traffic is pretty much at a standstill most of the way. ... Read more...
  • Shabbat Miketz December 4, 2018 Daniel GlassmanDear friends, I am going to start this week with an apology. I am about to make a fair number of people feel very old. This year marks 24 years since I became a Bar Mitzvah. There is one congregant in particular who regularly comments that I’m too young to be ... Read more...
  • Shabbat Vayeshev November 27, 2018 Anne Lidsky, Ph.D., RJEDear friends, Parashat Vayeshev introduces the Joseph saga, a story well-known to many. When it begins, Jacob’s 11th son, Joseph, is a 17-year-old shepherd working in the fields alongside his older brothers. The text’s description of him as a ‘youth,’ na-ar, is apt, both biologically and emotionally. read more Read more...
  • Shabbat Vayishlach November 21, 2018 Cantor Susan Lewis FriedmanDear Friends, In this week’s Torah portion, Vayishlach, which literally means “and he sent,” we learn that Jacob has “sent” for Esau, allegedly because he wants to reconcile for tricking him out of his birthright. We recall from last week’s parsha, Vayeitzei, that Jacob worked for Laban a total of 14 ... Read more...
  • Shabbat Vayetzei November 13, 2018 Rabbi Rachel HeapsDear friends, Again and again, the Torah and prophetic books remind us that ancient Israelite culture believed in concentric circles of divinity. In their creation of nomadic society, which eventually settled in the land that we now know as Israel, they worked to centralize political power and religious practice – two ... Read more...

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