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What do we learn from Purim?

by Arliene Botnick, February 26, 2017

Purim – a minor celebration. No time off from work or school; no candle lighting; a brief service that’s usually overshadowed by a farcical play, actors (including Rabbis) in tongue-in-cheek…

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Standing Together Against Violence

by Arliene Botnick, February 1, 2017

First we were stunned. It was surreal. The noise was not clattering pans. It was gunshots. We all started running, abandoning our luggage, personal belongings – none of it mattered….

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The Message of Chanukah

by Arliene Botnick, November 28, 2016

What do we say to the Children? Our kids may not be fully aware of the repercussions following the election in the US recently, but they are aware of some…

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The Secret of Our Immortality

by Arliene Botnick, October 26, 2016

In a famous quote entitled “About Jews” (Mark Twain – 1899) Twain suggests that the Jewish people are like a “nebulous dim puff of the stardust lost in the blaze…

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