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Reconnecting at Solel

by John Lewsen, October 1, 2022

As Brenda and I watched Rabbi Pollack trying to start the Rosh Hashana morning service over the buzz of animated chatter in the sanctuary, we realized there was something very…

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Welcoming 5783

by John Lewsen, August 31, 2022

As I recently contemplated the upcoming New Year, I thought about how in the past I have valued quiet time at the start of High Holy Day services reflecting on…

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Truth and Reconciliation

by John Lewsen, July 31, 2022

“The opposite of love is not hate, it’s indifference The opposite of art is not ugliness, it’s indifference The opposite of faith is not heresy, it’s indifference. And the opposite…

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Social Action at Solel – Part 1

by John Lewsen, June 29, 2022

“Hillel said: Do not separate yourself from the community”* Social action has always been a defining component of what Solel does and stands for. While our commitment to social action…

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