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A Good and Healthy New Year

by Arliene Botnick, August 27, 2020

A year like no other! As we enter 5781, our tradition says we should greet one another with L’Shanah Tovah – a good New Year. Often, we add “Umetukah,” a…

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Love is in the Air (and the Torah!)

by Arliene Botnick, July 30, 2020

It’s not February – therefore we can’t celebrate Valentine’s Day. And with all deference to Al Capps L’l Abner, most don’t even know about Sadie Hawkins Day, when, in Dog…

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I Am a Jew Because…

by Arliene Botnick, July 2, 2020

Each year, a “Beit Din” (house of judgement = Rabbinic panel) is held to meet with students who have been enrolled in the Jewish Information Class (JIC) in order to…

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The Lessons of the Journey

by Arliene Botnick, May 27, 2020

Rabbi Ben Bag Bag has told us that all the answers are there. The Torah can explain it all: “Turn it and turn it again for everything is in it.”…

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