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Your Summer “Homework Assignment”

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, June 29, 2022

Dear Solelniks, It’s summer. The weather is hot, the flowers are blooming, the birds are chirping, and it’s time to enjoy the longer daylight and soak up some of that…

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A Half-Century of Women Rabbis

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, June 1, 2022

June 3, 2022 marks 50 years since the ordination of Rabbi Sally J. Priesand, the first woman rabbi in America. In 1968, Sally Priesand enrolled at Hebrew Union College-Jewish Institute…

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Cultivating Patience, Rest, and Renewal

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, April 27, 2022

Poet Mark Nepo writes: When things fall apart, they make a lot of noise. When things come together, they do so quietly and slowly. And so, we often miss them….

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Pesach: A Time of Freedom For All

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, March 30, 2022

Passover is traditionally known as Zeman Herutenu, Season of our Freedom. Eating matza and getting rid of leaven are Toraitic commandments, reminders of our liberation. And the first of the…

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