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JUST RELEASED: Enjoying the Book of Ruth: The Bible in Rhyme

Enjoying the Book of Ruth: The Bible in Rhyme is the biblical book of Ruth written in rhyming couplets.

This is a story of loyalty, kindness, but above all: choices. 280 more words

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Lag B'Omer for Beginners

Lag B’Omer falls on day 33 of  counting the Omer, the count of days from Passover to Shavuot. (Follow the link if you want to learn more about the Omer and how to count it.) It gets its name from the number 33, lamed-gimel, which can be pronounced as “Lahg.” 187 more words

The Jewish Year

Omer counting notifications on shabat

This year I am counting the omer with the help of an app. Every evening, just after nightfall I get a reminder to count. It is quite practical actually, not only because of the reminding, but also for keeping track of which day in the omer it is. 243 more words


Nachshon - On Embracing Risk as An Institutional Value

Before they hired their first staff member, the board of Lippman Kanfer Family Foundation defined their core values, which were later adopted by Lippman Kanfer Foundation for Living Torah. 1,088 more words

the beautiful garbage... (30 Days of Poetry #14)

“What do you see

when you’re looking at me?”

he asked her in his head.


He longed to know

why she looked at him… 152 more words

30 Days Of Poetry 2015