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Help the Victims of the Southern California Fires 11-12-2017 04:44
Help the Victims of the Southern California Fires As shown in the powerful photo above, featuring Leo Baeck Temple (Los Angeles, CA) while fires rages...
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Because of the Reform Movement... 11-12-2017 04:44
Because of the Reform Movement... Union for Reform Judaism Board Chair Daryl Messinger asked her audience to finish the sentence: "Because of the Reform Movement..." This is how Twitter responded....
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We Need a Moral Revival: Rev. Dr. Barber’s Prophetic Speech 11-12-2017 04:44
We Need a Moral Revival: Rev. Dr. Barber’s Prophetic Speech Describing Reverend Dr. William J....
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Remembering Victims of Gun Violence: Join the National Gun Violence Prevention Shabbat 11-12-2017 04:44
Remembering Victims of Gun Violence: Join the National Gun Violence Prevention Shabbat Tragically, 2017 has been a particularly deadly year for gun violence. Partner with us in the struggle to prevent gun violence – join the National Gun Violence...
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Fake News and Factual Distress 11-12-2017 04:44
Fake News and Factual Distress Fake news and falsehoods are difficult to combat. What happens when such stories emerge from within the greater Jewish family?...
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Hanukkah Reconsidered: A Split in the Jewish Soul 11-12-2017 04:44
Hanukkah Reconsidered: A Split in the Jewish Soul I grew up loving this holiday – until I learned the dark side and felt like a kid discovering that there’s no Santa Claus. It turns out Hanukkah is, in part, a tale...
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Who Should Teach About Hanukkah and What Should They Be Teaching? 11-12-2017 04:44
Who Should Teach About Hanukkah and What Should They Be Teaching? Now that my daughter is in preschool, I've come to realize that hearing about cultural and religious practices directly from the practitioners only emphasizes our otherness....
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“Hatikvah:” One of the Greatest Anthems Ever Written 11-12-2017 04:44
“Hatikvah:” One of the Greatest Anthems Ever Written Learn about “Hatikvah,” Israel’s national anthem, which has several surprises connected to its words and music....
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8 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah that Don’t Involve Gifts 11-12-2017 04:44
8 Ways to Celebrate Hanukkah that Don’t Involve Gifts Instead of eight days of gifts, here are eight ways to celebrate Hanukkah with your kids that relate the story and celebration for your enjoyment and to help you refocus...
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14 Great Interviews with Jewish Personalities You'll Want to Know 11-12-2017 04:44
14 Great Interviews with Jewish Personalities You'll Want to Know In anticipation of the upcoming URJ Biennial, we’re sharing 14 interviews that have appeared on our site in the past few months, highlighting the work and worldviews of Jewish personalities...
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