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A Tribute to Great Women, To Our Mothers on Mother’s Day!

by Arliene Botnick, April 29, 2021

Our Tanach is filled with stories of heroism, defiance, dedication, prophetic insight. And although most of these stories are tales of men, we must never forget the role of women…

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We Are a People That Really Like Counting!

by Arliene Botnick, April 1, 2021

From the very beginning of our Torah, counting has played a significant role in our Jewish story, and usually the counting is counting up. We began on day one when…

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Survival Means???

by Arliene Botnick, February 25, 2021

We have just celebrated Purim, the most raucous, irreverent of our chagim. We are commanded to feast, to drink to excess – “One should drink until one no longer knows…

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Complain or Appreciate, Bemoan or Thank

by Arliene Botnick, January 28, 2021

Our biblical narrative has numerous examples of our propensity to complain rather than appreciate. It appears that for some 430 years, our ancestors spent a significant time ‘kvetching’ = complaining….

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