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January 18th: Know For Whom You Stand

This week begins a new semester of classes for me, and, for one of the first times in rabbinical school, I’m getting the chance to take an elective on top of my required coursework. 666 more words

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Nota Bene: Weird Tales from the Yiddish Press

Eddie Portnoy’s book Bad Rabbi: And Other Strange But True Stories from the Yiddish Press is chock-full of goodies printed in prewar Yiddish-language papers in New York and Warsaw. 174 more words


Fr. Lenny's Sermon - 2nd Sunday after Epiphany - 2018

The lectionary takes us to John 1 where the broader context unveils many names ascribed to and appropriated by Jesus. As we reflect on them we discover more who Jesus is and deepen our love for him. 7 more words

Pomegranate -- Book 2

It was partly cloudy Thursday afternoon. Marc was bored at work. He had some time to kill. He usually brings lunch and eats at his desk. 640 more words

I Choose You

Today’s Reading: Matthew 4:18-22

I heard a preacher once say that whenever you see the word ‘Therefore’ in scripture, to always look and see what it’s there for!  334 more words


The Continued Life of Rabbi David R. Senter

I am honored to have had you in my life, Rabbi. Your light shone in this community as I’m sure it did throughout your former congregations. 181 more words