Monday, February 8, 2016 Shevat 29, 5776

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Several hundred members of the Reform Temple Judea marched more than two miles with their Torahs to mark a long-awaited move into a brand new building in Doylestown.
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VA’EIRA, Exodus 6:2–9:35
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Rabbi Danielle Stillman
This week’s action-packed portion brings us seven of the 10 plagues that God inflicts on Pharaoh and the Egyptians. We identify with the Israelites in the story — they are our ancestors. Yet if we can try to identify with Pharaoh, there is a powerful lesson to be learned from him.
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A local Jewish professional and mother reflects on two years of blogging about Shabbat, closing that project but continuing her work as an advice columnist for the Exponent.
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SHEMOT, Exodus 1:1-6:1
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Rabbi Adam Zeff
In this week’s Torah portion, Moses receives the call from God to be a prophet, but seems reluctant to answer it. We might think it would be a good thing to be God’s chosen prophet. Why doesn’t Moses agree?
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Ben Sales, JTA
In response to recent criticism, Israeli officials are reviewing haredi Orthodox policies restricting religious expression at the Western Wall. But among the Israeli secular majority, such restrictions rank near the bottom of a long list of church-state issues they would like to address.
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