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The Persistence of the Jewish Community

by Roselyn Allen, July 30, 2020

I am writing this article as Tisha B’Av approaches – a day commemorating the loss of the Temples of the Jewish people among other disasters. As I reflect on our…

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Summertime to Relax

by Roselyn Allen, July 2, 2020

This year, summer will look very different for many of us. For me, every year of my life I’ve swum in the Atlantic Ocean, spending time with my family on…

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Shavuot: A Time of Transformation

by Roselyn Allen, May 27, 2020

On May 25th, 2007, the day after Shavuot, my mother died of cancer. For me this is a bittersweet time: every year as I count the Omer, I remember the…

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A Synagogue is Not Just a Building

by Roselyn Allen, April 30, 2020

We often ask ourselves whether a synagogue is simply a building. In this time of COVID19 we’ve seen that Solel Congregation is much more than that. These past several weeks…

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