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A Very Brief Synopsis of The Soul, and What Happens After We Die By Rabbi David Bassous

On an extremely basic level the soul of a human being is not one-piece, it is “modular.” There are potentially five basic elements in each soul, and each element can subdivided into five other elements to infinity. 915 more words

Playing with Color

I’ve done a lot of fun challot this year with bright colors.  From the rainbow one for Parshat Noah back at the beginning of the year, to the… 330 more words

Letter to a Friend: Tallith at Prayer

Dear ****, here is the general overview of what we discussed. The questions were submitted to me sometime last year by a loyal reader.

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Listening to Another's Havdala on Tish'a B'av

Rabbi Yosef Zvi Rimon put out the following last week:

This year, the Ninth of Av is on Sunday, which means that the fast begins at night, when Shabbat comes to an end.

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Halachot of Tisha B'Av 5775

Congregation Netivot Shalom, Baltimore Tisha B’Av Schedule 5775

 

Saturday July 25 Sunday July 26 Mincha 6:30pm Shacharit and Explanatory Kinot 8:15am Finish eating 8:25pm Chatzot Ha’yom (Midday) 1,668 more words
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All A Horrible Mistake: The Bible's Supposed Condemnation of Homosexuality

Human history, especially recently, has shown that we can be very wrong about some things, even things we’ve believed for a long time. The sun doesn’t revolve around the earth. 2,019 more words