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¿Por qué celebramos la Torá en este día?

Simjat Torá tiene una curiosa descripción en la Torá: “En el octavo día habrá una convocación sagrada para ti… es una retención (atzéret)”(Levítico 23:36). ¿Qué es una retención? 1,409 more words


Don't Confuse Simchat Torah with Shavuot

Simchat Torah is in three days and I am looking forward to celebrating by dancing with the Torah. Fortunately in my neighborhood there is a synagogue that provides this opportunity. 442 more words


The Feast of Weeks


You shall count seven full weeks from the day after the Sabbath, from the day that you brought the sheaf of the wave offering. You shall count fifty days to the day after the seventh Sabbath. 759 more words


Sunday afternoon, I took a long walk beside the Potomac River. I began in Georgetown, walked past the boat house, having its last big weekend; past Kennedy Center; headed toward the Lincoln Memorial; and then, on a whim, across Memorial Bridge, toward Arlington Cemetery, toward the state in which I grew up. 438 more words

The Rev. Dr. Deborah Meister

Our Calling This Shemitah Year, Part 2: Blood Moons, the Feasts and Our Role

In Part 1, we looked at the progressive revelation of God’s wrath, including the five primary acts of God’s wrath, the five elements common to each, and the three milestones marking where we are in the timeline.   1,623 more words

Fall Feasts

Caramelized Mushroom and Onion Whole Wheat Pizza 

This post is dedicated to the hundreds of you who emailed asking how I made this gorgeous thing!

I found the recipe for an easy, Whole Wheat Pizza Dough on Cookie and Kate’s blog (www.CookieAndKate.com) and tailored it to fit my comfort zone. 521 more words


Maple - Whole Grain Blueberry Torte

🏼1 Stick Earth Balance (All Natural Butter Substitute)
🏼1 egg
🏼3/4 cup Maple Syrup

🏼1 teaspoon vanilla extract
🏼1 teaspoon citrus zest (ideally, lemon or orange) 160 more words