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The True Miracle of Chanukah

Arliene Botnick

by Arliene Botnick, November 28, 2018

As we begin to celebrate Chanukah, we pay little attention to the fact that Chanukah has historically been considered a minor holiday. Unlike the major Yom Tovs which begin with…

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Standing Shoulder to Shoulder

Arliene Botnick

by Arliene Botnick, October 31, 2018

Baseless hatred – No other words, for me, capture the horrific murders of 11 Jews and the wounding of 6 others on Shabbat, October 27th. Every headline, newscast, twitter feed…

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The Holiness of Time and Living a Jewish Life

Arliene Botnick

by Arliene Botnick, September 29, 2018

Abraham Joshua Heschel wrote in his treatise on the Sabbath, “Holiness in space, in nature, was known to other religions. New in the teaching of Judaism, was that the idea…

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Getting Ready…

Arliene Botnick

by Arliene Botnick, August 22, 2018

We will have 40 days to prepare – Are we ready? From the beginning of the 30-day month of Elul, till the 10th day of Tishrei (Yom Kippur) we are…

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