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The Band's Visit: A Rabbinic Broadway Review 22-11-2017 14:53
The Band's Visit: A Rabbinic Broadway Review At its heart, The Band’s Visit is about a group of people who have experienced hardship and loss, whose lives have not necessarily played out the way they hoped or intended. ...
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My First Haredi Hug: On Making an Unexpected Friend in Israel 22-11-2017 14:53
My First Haredi Hug: On Making an Unexpected Friend in Israel My first Yiddish lesson in Israel did not go well - but an unlikely friendship with Yisroel, a Haredi restaurateur, saved the day....
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Celebrating Refugees' Birthdays with a Kansas Jewish Community 22-11-2017 14:53
Celebrating Refugees' Birthdays with a Kansas Jewish Community Our congregation has tried to live up to the Torah’s challenge, reaching out to refugee neighbors who come from cultures and communities very different from our own....
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5 Ways to Make a Difference in the Lives of Others This Thanksgiving and Beyond 22-11-2017 14:53
5 Ways to Make a Difference in the Lives of Others This Thanksgiving and Beyond As we take stock of our own blessings at this season, one way to demonstrate our gratitude is to support efforts that provide goods...
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From a Rabbinic Family Comes a Chef 22-11-2017 14:53
From a Rabbinic Family Comes a Chef Learn how Steve Cook, from a family that includes numerous Reform rabbis and Jewish connections, found himself running successful Jewish-influenced restaurants....
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Honoring International Transgender Day of Remembrance 22-11-2017 14:53
Honoring International Transgender Day of Remembrance  Today is International Transgender Day of Remembrance, a time opportunity to read and reflect on the names of those we have lost....
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Visiting Trader Joe's: A Prayer for Thanksgiving 22-11-2017 14:53
Visiting Trader Joe's: A Prayer for Thanksgiving Read one writer’s prayer of gratitude inspired by the abundance she sees in the grocery store....
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How a World Series Wager Was a Win for Our Communities 22-11-2017 14:53
How a World Series Wager Was a Win for Our Communities What do good deli, Talmudic teachings, tzedakah, and the 2017 World Series have in common? For a pair of Reform rabbis, plenty!...
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A Look Into the Future at Gratitude 22-11-2017 14:53
A Look Into the Future at Gratitude Occasionally, you meet someone who changes your life. For me, actor and director Harold Ramis was such a person....
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9 Social Justice Books to Read Right Now 22-11-2017 14:53
9 Social Justice Books to Read Right Now If you’re looking for a place to start learning more about current social justice issues, these book recommendations are for you....
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