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Toward Shabbat: Vayetze

The Talmud (Berakhot 54b) declares that there are four types of people who must offer thanks to God with a thanks-offering and a special blessing: ...

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Toward Shabbat: Toledot

My husband, Jeremy, and I both agree that, whenever we move into a new apartment, it doesn’t quite feel like home until we have hosted ...

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The Thanksgiving Minyan

Throughout the past nine months, through the anxiety and fear, the isolation and frustration caused by COVID-19, our community has stayed connected across the physical ...

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Toward Shabbat: Hayei Sarah

This past Shabbat, my family and I were called to our kitchen window by the sound of crowds cheering, cars honking, and noisemakers of all ...

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