Saturday, August 2, 2014 Av 6, 5774

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Hoping, quite literally, for some kind of miracle, Jeff Landsman slipped a desperately scrawled note into a crevice in the Western Wall. On his first visit to Israel five years ago, the married father of two teenagers asked God for the strength to come out to the world as a gay man. "Everything I knew was unraveling faster than I...
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Though the Holocaust is a topic many find difficult to read about, let alone write about, 100 local sixth-graders tackled the challenge head on. In the 11th annual Holocaust writing contest sponsored by the local chapter of the National Council of Jewish Women, students at the Elkins Park School were asked to jot down their thoughts about the Shoah, using...
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Although Jewish causes were a significant part of his Brooklyn upbringing - his father was president of their Orthodox shul, and was also involved with the Zionist Organization of America; and his mother headed up a chapter of Hadassah - Richard Levine's family never really thought he'd become a rabbi. They assumed he would join the family's law office. Now,...
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SHELACH, Numbers 13:1-15:41
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Rabbi David Straus
While I love all the books of the Torah, I think my favorite is Bamidbar, the Book of Numbers, which we are now reading. I love it because it speaks so powerfully to me of what each of our lives is all about. Bamidbar is about the journey from Sinai to the Promised Land - the Land of Canaan. It...
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Rabbi David Gutterman
BEHALOTECHA Numbers 8:1-12:16 If it''s true that all we need to know we''ve already learned in kindergarten, eavesdrop with me, if you will, on one of the classic dialogues between Alice and the Cheshire Puss. Alice: "Tell me, what''s the best way for me to go?" "It all depends on where you want to go," answered the cat. "I don''t...
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