Tuesday, July 29, 2014 Av 2, 5774

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Lying. Smuggling. Even contemplating bribery. There's no telling to what extent some will go to help others. The 42 participants on Congregation Adath Jeshurun's recent trip to Cuba learned this lesson firsthand when they tried to complete their mission to the ostracized island nation. The assignment was to deliver pounds and pounds of collected goods to the small Jewish community...
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In Israel, a recent survey showed that 40,000 children - at lease 1.5 percent of the total child population - are victims of parental incompetence, cruelty, neglect or emotional, physical and sexual abuse. However, the problem has existed, along with denial and lack of public awareness, for a much longer time, and led to the founding of ELI in 1979...
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Jan L. Apple- JE Feature
Funding initiatives that help the most vulnerable populations within the Jewish community remain an ongoing goal of the Jewish Federation of Greater Philadelphia's Center for Social Responsibility. To meet this goal, the center formed the Committee for the Jewish Poor. Co-chaired by Lyn Neff and Dr. Joseph Carver, it works to provide and enhance services to the chronic poor that...
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As a student at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College, Rabbi Yitzhak Nates had a vision: to create a place where people could embrace Judaism, yet be open to one another, despite their sexual or even religious orientations. He planted the seeds of his dream while a senior at the Wyncote institution, and it's apparently beginning to sprout now. What started as...
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YITRO Exodus 18:1-20:23
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Rabbi Robert Rubin
The Ten Commandments are a central part of the experience of the Jewish people at Mount Sinai after their liberation from slavery in Egypt. They are major statements of faith and guidance on how we should live our lives in relation to God and each other. Freedom from slavery was great and glorious. We celebrate this national freedom not only...
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