The Soundtrack of My Spiritual Life

by Roselyn Allen, September 26, 2019

When I was a little girl, growing up in the synagogue to which my parents and grandparents belonged, I always felt at home. It wasn’t just that most of my…

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Walking in the Fields

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, August 28, 2019

The Hebrew month of Elul begins this year on August 31st-September 1st. Elul marks the beginning of the end of the Jewish Year. During Elul we blow the shofar every…

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The Cycle of Our Jewish Lives

by Arliene Botnick, August 28, 2019

As we are about to begin our New Year, we are asked to assess, question, delve into our souls (Chesbon haNeFesh) in order to prepare ourselves for another beginning. The…

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Being Busy as Bees Makes for a Sweet Year

by Roselyn Allen, August 28, 2019

As I return from my vacation in Cape Breton to visit my family, I consider the transition from not only a week of no work, but the quiet, laid back…

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