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Got a Light? 17-12-2017 07:05
Got a Light? This light’s for Hanukkah, for a people who who choose to begin our best of days with light...  ...
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10 New Hanukkah Videos to Keep the Light Burning Bright 17-12-2017 07:05
10 New Hanukkah Videos to Keep the Light Burning Bright It's that time again: time to round up some of the best Hanukkah videos of the year! ...
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How You Can Help Spread Light This Hanukkah 17-12-2017 07:05
How You Can Help Spread Light This Hanukkah Hanukkah offers echoes from our tradition to be “a light among the nations,” suggesting that we, like the holiday’s candles, can bring warmth and vision to the world....
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A Song of Light and Fire: Hillel and Shammai, Hanukkah, and Us 17-12-2017 07:05
A Song of Light and Fire: Hillel and Shammai, Hanukkah, and Us This year, the heated argument between the disciples of Hillel and the followers of Shammai over how to light the Hanukkah menorah speaks to me....
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Reclaiming the Public Square with Hanukkah Lights 17-12-2017 07:05
Reclaiming the Public Square with Hanukkah Lights According to Rashi, we light Hanukkah candles to “publicize the miracle.” What exactly is the miracle we’re publicizing – and what’s the best way for us to do so today?...
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Why Our Congregation is Proudly Standing with Immigrants 17-12-2017 07:05
Why Our Congregation is Proudly Standing with Immigrants We are convinced that our tradition calls upon us to support immigration policy that is compassionate and fair....
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Shine a Light: Advancing Progressive Values in Israel This Hanukkah 17-12-2017 07:05
Shine a Light: Advancing Progressive Values in Israel This Hanukkah Although Jews have had access to the Western Wall since 1967, only some Jews feel ownership over this important site. ...
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How My Menorah Became a Cherished Symbol of Life 17-12-2017 07:05
How My Menorah Became a Cherished Symbol of Life We always lit two menorahs at Hanukkah: One used candles; the other was electric, with bright orange bulbs. That second one became a precious symbol of life and light....
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Learning from Joseph About Criminal Justice Reform 17-12-2017 07:05
Learning from Joseph About Criminal Justice Reform Joseph’s story, from slave to prisoner to prince, illustrates an important lesson: all prisoners, no matter their alleged crime, are capable of redemption and renewal. ...
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We Need a Holocaust Narrative Reset, and Reform Jews Can Lead the Way 17-12-2017 07:05
We Need a Holocaust Narrative Reset, and Reform Jews Can Lead the Way Whispers grow of a stealthy increase in “Holocaust fatigue” among all the generations. What is required is resetting of the narrative reset....
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