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Pinchas - 5779

07/26/2019 08:11:37 PM

Jul26

Dear Congregant,

As a result of the mixed blessing that is Facebook I have managed to stay abreast of numerous past acquaintances, some of them people I once knew well and others only more casually.  I hear of their career advances; their personal milestones; their vacations, recreational activities and chance encounters and, of course, in this politically charged era, I hear from many of them of their views on contemporary...Read more...

Shelakh Lekha - 5779

07/26/2019 08:10:43 PM

Jul26

Dear Congregant,

Towards the end of this past school year each of the students at the Solomon Schechter Academy, my 8-year old son Yair among them, was presented with a large, sealed paper bag or box marked only with the child's name.  They were instructed not to open their parcels until they'd gotten home.

During the whole drive my son was a bundle of nerves: What could be in the package? Was it good news or bad? ...Read more...

Pinchas - 5779

07/26/2019 08:06:35 PM

Jul26

Dear Congregant,

As a result of the mixed blessing that is Facebook I have managed to stay abreast of numerous past acquaintances, some of them people I once knew well and others only more casually.  I hear of their career advances; their personal milestones; their vacations, recreational activities and chance encounters and, of course, in this politically charged era, I hear from many of them of their views on contemporary...Read more...

Shemot - 5779

12/28/2018 07:04:47 PM

Dec28

Dear Congregant,

This year on Christmas I encountered God. 

Standing in darkness at the fringe of the Cambodian jungle, I watched as the dawn's light revealed in silhouette the stupas of Angkor Wat rising majestically towards the heavens.  Though I was familiar with the contours of the structure, a building so iconic that it features on the Cambodian national flag, and while I had set out at 5:00 a.m. that morning...Read more...

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