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3 Prayers for the Children at Our Borders 19-06-2018 10:17
3 Prayers for the Children at Our Borders These are prayer against the injustice of children taken from parents by U.S. immigration authorities, parents seeking asylum in this free democratic nation....
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What Do We Mean When We Say "It's Complicated"? 19-06-2018 10:17
What Do We Mean When We Say "It's Complicated"? But what do we mean when we say, “It’s complicated”? Tone and intention and context can lead these two little words to have many meanings...
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The Shape of Your Despair 19-06-2018 10:17
The Shape of Your Despair Judaism calls upon us to work in partnership with God. In addition to prayers for healing, what can we offer to those whose souls are ailing?...
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What a Feminist Looks Like: A Dad’s Reflections on His First Father’s Day 19-06-2018 10:17
What a Feminist Looks Like: A Dad’s Reflections on His First Father’s Day As a new father in the era of #metoo, I want to empower my daughter by giving her the necessary tools and confidence to overcome whatever...
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An Emblem of the Land I Love: Reform Jewish Reflections on Flag Day 19-06-2018 10:17
An Emblem of the Land I Love: Reform Jewish Reflections on Flag Day This year, Flag Day offers us a unique opportunity to reflect on the intersection of faith and patriotism in the context of flag etiquette....
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Four Men Who Made a Difference in My Life 19-06-2018 10:17
Four Men Who Made a Difference in My Life Although I never knew my father, four Jewish male mentors made meaningful contributions to my life in my formative years....
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Israel's Biggest Rabbinic Position is Now Open to Women 19-06-2018 10:17
Israel's Biggest Rabbinic Position is Now Open to Women For the first time in Israel's history, a woman can apply for the position of Knesset Rabbi....
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How to Increase the Divine Presence in the World 19-06-2018 10:17
How to Increase the Divine Presence in the World On a recent Shabbat morning in Israel, a group of high school students experienced something extraordinary – and far more common in Israel than most people know....
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What Living in Poland Taught Me about Anti-Semitism and Zionism 19-06-2018 10:17
What Living in Poland Taught Me about Anti-Semitism and Zionism Living in Poland showed me the need for a home for every human, and the particular need for a Jewish home for our people. ...
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50 Years After the Six-Day War: The Zionist Dream and Israel’s Story 19-06-2018 10:17
50 Years After the Six-Day War: The Zionist Dream and Israel’s Story As Israel observes the 50th anniversary of the Six-Day War and the reunification of Jerusalem, this moment offers us a unique point of reflection....
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