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Rosh Hashanah Hunger Appeal 2012

I serve a congregation that is very dedicated to the work of Tikkun Olam – Repairing the World, what many people call Social Justice.  One aspect of our… 1,671 more words

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A National Holiday for Prayer

Just when you think that you are familiar with all of our national holidays, you find out about one that you never heard of before.  So it probably is for many of you when it comes to the National Day of Prayer.  851 more words

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Bringing the Yahrzeit List to Life

For those who are not aware of it, we Jews honor the memories of our loving departed by observing the anniversary of their passing by reciting a special memorial prayer in the context of our worship.  711 more words

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911 Remarks at a Mosque in the Shadow of Hate

With the controversy swirling around the building of a mosque near Ground Zero in New York City, our entire country has experienced a burgeoning of Islamophobia – hatred directed at all the followers of Islam.  964 more words

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One Lung Living





How I Found This Post

I am a sufferer from asthma.  However, with the proper medication, I usually have been able to keep it under control.  1,950 more words

Long Days, Short Years

I wrote this piece two years ago, as a synagogue newsletter article.  From the day I first penned it, I have had a particular affection for it and always have wanted to provide it with a wider audience.  824 more words

Controversy and Disclaimer

I serve as a rabbi of a congregation and that is not always the easiest of jobs.  Congregational rabbis are highly visible creatures and perpetually vulnerable.  1,738 more words

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