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The final week of Omer: Malkhut

Each day I practice
qi gong looking
out the window
into my neighbor’s
garden, apple tree
blossoming, persimmon
still bare, gladioli erect,
roses spilling over, 145 more words

General Interest

Purim 2018 - video

I have mentioned before that I am on the board of Connections Israel, a 501c3 charity that gives gifts and morale events for IDF soldiers. 23 more words

An Omer Poem for the Week of Yesod

I retrieve my small
glass table from
the neglected and
overgrown backyard
where it has endured
storms, smog, fog, soot
from the oil refinery fire… 188 more words

General Interest

Bible Studies: Esther

And who knows but that you have come to your royal position for such a time as this?

Esther 4:14

In our series of studies of…

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Week of Hod in Omer: A Poem from Rabbi Diane Elliot

This poem is part of Rabbi Diane Elliot’s collection of 49 poems, This Is the Day, Ha-Yom Yom, inspired by the ancient practice of counting the  177 more words

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Q. In Jesus’ genealogy in Mt 1:17 there were 14 generations from Abraham to David, 14 from David to the deportation to Babylon, and 14 from the deportation to the Messiah. 298 more words


Purim Celebrated (Esther 9:18 - 32)

Scripture Text: Esther 9:18 – 32

1. What national day of celebration do you enjoy the most? What makes it so special?

2. Birthdays aside, which event in your life is an annual personal day of celebration? 199 more words