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What Catches Your Attention?

What does it take to get your attention?

I read yesterday, that in this Corona virus pandemic, Bible sales have gone up drastically.

No surprise here! 702 more words

Next Year in Jerusalem

This clarion call that concludes the Passover seder is not meant to be understood literally. We do not mean, when we sing this line, stomachs full and heads slightly fuzzy from wine, that we intend to celebrate Passover in the modern city of Jerusalem next year. 635 more words

Rabbi Steven Schwartz

Virtually Everything has Changed

It’s only been a couple of weeks, but synagogue life has been utterly and fundamentally changed. By shifting away from a brick-and-mortar congregation to a virtual, online presence, everything that we’ve previously taken for granted is now in question. 342 more words

(Zohar Says) Burn Incense To Forge Bonds with Ein Sof (Coronavirus)

Reading around I learned something, this about the Zohar on the power of the Tabernacle-Temple incense and, today, regularly reciting the verses concerning it to stay the plague and all other demonic forces. 1,073 more words

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by melissaenderle on Flickr.Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health in Velankanni, Tamil Nadu, India.

by melissaenderle on Flickr.Basilica of Our Lady of Good Health in Velankanni, Tamil Nadu, India.

Emotional Contagion

There are no bombs falling, no explosions or fireworks. The world looks pretty nice, actually, and everyone I can see looks healthy, even with the face masks. 1,451 more words

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A Little Zoom Etiquette, Please

Like most of you, I’ve spent more time on Zoom over the last couple of weeks than I could ever have imagined. I’ve taught one-on-one lessons as well as participated in meetings so large, the “Brady Bunch” panel of faces took up 5 pages. 563 more words