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Vayailech - And He Went

TheTorah Reading for this week is Vayailech – And He Went.  It is also Shabbos Shuva, the Shabbos before Yom Kippur where we are focused on returning to the Al-mighty by avoiding the negatives and doing the positives in life. 197 more words

Secrets From Mt. Sinai

Ugh. Not High Holidays services again. -- By Ben

The vast majority of Jews in America don’t attend prayer services (aka davening) very often.  But there are two days that if anyone has any shred of religious connection will attend synagogue for.   808 more words

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Ri'aih - See

This week’s Torah Reading is Ri’aih – See. It is also the Shabbos Rosh Chodesh Elul,  the new month of Elul, a month that we have to examine and look at our deeds we did or did not do for the year that is quickly ending. 270 more words

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ViZos HaBracha - And This is the Blessing

This final portion is read on the Yom Tov of Simchas Torah.  We dance and celebrate the conclusion of the reading of the Torah. To focus on the positive side, it is easily understood why we would dance.  156 more words

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Succos 5775

The Talmud (P’sachim 71a, Succah 48a) tells us that even though the Torah tells us (D’varim 16:14-15) that on Succos we should rejoice for seven days, we are also supposed to rejoice on the night of the eighth day (the night after the seventh day ends, when Sh’mini Atzeres starts). 976 more words


Free Download: Eruv Tavshilin

We take this opportunity to wish you and yours a Chag Samei’ach – a joyous Succos festival.

An Eruv Tavshilin Reminder: Since Shabbos comes immediately after the first days of Succos this year it is necessary to make an Eruv Tavshilin on Wednesday, Erev Succos. 68 more words

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Sukkot Package Deliveries

Does anyone miss the old horsehair for wrapping etrogim? Someone is bringing back a few tons of the stuff from Israel. Enjoy the FirstOneThrough comedy sketch. 37 more words