Wednesday, July 30, 2014 Av 3, 5774

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In the Shavuot "season of conversion," longtime area rabbis reflect on how communal attitudes regarding converts has shifted dramatically over the past few decades.
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Deborah Fineblum, JNS.org
Israeli immigrants share their powerful experiences of pulling all-nighters during Shavuot in the Holy Land.
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Joy Ladin
Shavuot, a holiday of transformation, is a fitting time to reflect on the trials and tribulations of gender transition.
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Naso, Numbers 4:21-7:89
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Rabbi Danielle Stillman
At the heart of this week's Torah portion is God’s blessing of peace that we continue to pass along today in synagogue and at home during Shabbat.
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Rabbi Robyn Frisch
Naomi's all-star role as an accepting mother-in-law to her son's non-Jewish wife, who later chose to convert, is a benchmark to which the Jewish community should aspire.
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