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The Benefits of Jewish Summer Camp
Jewish summer camp is summer camp and more - all the fun activities we associate with camp while learning about the rich tradition of Judaism!
The Binding of Isaac
On the second day of Rosh Hashanah, the Torah portion we read tells of the binding of Isaac. I asked my eleven-year old son to help me decipher its message.
The Book of Lamentations
During The Three Weeks, we mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple - along with other calamities that have befallen our people through time. On Tisha B'Av, which occurs at the end of The Three Weeks, we read the Book of Lamentations.
The Chosen People
Does the notion of the Jews as a Chosen people come from bringing the belief of one G-d to the world - or from our experiences at Mount Sinai when the Torah was received?
The Committed Life - A Book Review
Rebbetzin Esther Jungreis has written several books. The Committed Life is a must read!
The Counting of the Omer
The Counting of the Omer occurs between Passover and Shavuot. But, this period is about more than just counting.
The Days of Awe
Between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are the Days of Awe. They are the Ten Days between when G-d has determined our fate and when G-d will seal our fate for the year to come.
The Fast of Gedalia
The Fast of Gedalia is a minor fast that occurs the day after Rosh Hashanah. Its meaning in Jewish history is major.
The God Upgrade - A Book Review
Rabbi Jamie Korngold's book brings God into the 21st century. She asks the questions and pursues the answers that many of us never think to ask.
The Jewish Celebrity Cookbook - A Review
Despite being published in 2001, this cookbook still offers great recipes and entertaining pages from Jewish celebrities. Do you know all the celebrities who participated in this day school fundraiser?
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