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How a Terrorist Attack on My Bar Mitzvah Day Led Me to Advocacy Work 17-07-2018 18:48
How a Terrorist Attack on My Bar Mitzvah Day Led Me to Advocacy Work I knew that this was my time to act. As a Jewish teenager who had just celebrated his bar mitzvah in the holiest place to the...
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What Should Jewish LGBTQ Spaces Look Like? 17-07-2018 18:48
What Should Jewish LGBTQ Spaces Look Like? No LGBTQ Jew who is embroiled in moments of loss asks if there is a need for explicitly Jewish LGBTQ spaces. We simply seek out their literal or figurative existence in our lives....
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Food on a Stick: 5 Tasty Recipes for Kebab Day 17-07-2018 18:48
Food on a Stick: 5 Tasty Recipes for Kebab Day Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, is reported to have once said, "There will not be peace until access to the kebab is universal." Amen!...
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Just Keep Marching, Even When the News is Disappointing and the Road Ahead is Tough 17-07-2018 18:48
Just Keep Marching, Even When the News is Disappointing and the Road Ahead is Tough Despite discouraging news out of Washington this summer, I implore those fighting for justice across this country to not back down. ...
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How a Parkland-Area Rabbi Found Space to Heal and Reflect 17-07-2018 18:48
How a Parkland-Area Rabbi Found Space to Heal and Reflect My renewed strength will fuel me as I return to Parkland this week to serve my congregants and community, and for that I cannot thank Kutz enough....
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Why Did You Deceive Me, Distant Lights? 17-07-2018 18:48
Why Did You Deceive Me, Distant Lights? Visiting Kuchinate, I experienced overwhelming kindness from the women, Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers who had escaped horrible torture and persecution in Africa....
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The Wine Was Good: Another Look at the Trefa Banquet 17-07-2018 18:48
The Wine Was Good: Another Look at the Trefa Banquet There is no question that treif was served at the Highland House banquet, but 135 years later there are still a number of historical questions that need to be...
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Why I Won't Allow My Voice to Be Silenced 17-07-2018 18:48
Why I Won't Allow My Voice to Be Silenced This week’s Torah portion reminds me of the many times I’ve been told to be quiet – especially when it was because our society has left little room for women’s...
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How to "Restring Your Beads" When Your Narrative Changes 17-07-2018 18:48
How to "Restring Your Beads" When Your Narrative Changes When I first learned about stringing and restringing our beads based on life experiences, I began to see my relationship with Torah as an ongoing, nonlinear process....
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What a Mock Knesset Program Taught Us About Israeli Politics 17-07-2018 18:48
What a Mock Knesset Program Taught Us About Israeli Politics I thought our Mock Knesset was very successful. We learned so much and had fun learning all about Israel’s government...
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