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The Gift of Being Present

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, December 29, 2021

We recently began the book of Shemot, the book of Exodus, which opens with the names of those who came to Egypt with Jacob, each with his household. The Greek…

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Making Our Spaces Safer and Sacred

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, December 1, 2021

Dear Solel, I shared a longer version of this important message at Shabbat services during parashat Vayishlach, in the context of the story of the rape of Dinah. For those…

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The rhythms of Jewish life

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, October 28, 2021

November 2021 eShammas Dear Solelniks, Shalom, friends. Here we are, 19 months or so into this pandemic life. And things are not the same as they used to be. Our…

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We Keep Going On

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, September 30, 2021

(excerpted from Rabbi Pollack’s Rosh Hashanah Morning Sermon) On this Rosh Hashanah we began with a blessing of thanksgiving, the Shehecheyanu, – shehecheyanu vkiy’manu v’higianu lazman hazeh. We recite these…

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