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All is in the preparation!

by Arliene Botnick, March 27, 2019

All is in the preparation! Perhaps the preceding statement is the best description of the most “invasive”, “work involved”, time consuming holiday in our Jewish year – Pesach – The…

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Man Plans; God Laughs

by Arliene Botnick, February 27, 2019

“Man plans; God laughs.” – the English translation of a very significant Jewish maxim, and a maxim that so perfectly describes the Book of Esther. This biblical book from the…

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Fighting Hate & Intolerance

by Arliene Botnick, January 31, 2019

Some interesting statistics… More than 54% of Canadians surveyed by the Schoen Consulting Group didn’t know that 6,000,000 Jews were murdered during the Holocaust. More shocking – in the millennial…

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V’Eileh Sh’mot – These are the Names.

by Arliene Botnick, December 27, 2018

As we are about to enter a “secular” new year, we are entering the 2nd book of Torah – Sh’mot. Called “EXODUS” in English, the Hebrew name sh’mot comes from,…

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