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Acting Like Pharaoh's Daughter - Not Like Pharaoh Himself Netanyahu's expulsion of African asylum-seekers from Israel may be technically permissible, but that does not make it moral or decent....
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We Need A Moral Breakthrough: A Reverend's Remarks to the Reform Jewish Community This address was presented before the 74th Union for Reform Judaism Biennial convention on Wednesday, December 6....
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MLK Day: A Call for Jews to Fight for Racial Justice Today This year, let us use MLK Day to focus on the civil rights movement happening in the United States today....
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When Jews Came from "Shithole Countries" Jews were "undesirable" and "filthy," said a report submitted to the House Committee on Immigration in 1924, written by the director of the United Stated Consular Service....
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Could This Zionist Thinker Predict the Future? A walk in Tel Aviv’s Old Cemetery led me to the tombstone of Ahad Ha’am, one of the most influential pre-state Zionist thinkers and the founder of cultural Zionism....
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Yes, There Are Jews in Eastern Uganda Last year, I was honored to meet Mugoya Shadrach Levi, a 29-year-old rabbinic student from Uganda. Learn about him and how Jews came to be in Uganda in the first place....
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The Family Secret That Made Me a Proponent for Choice After my mother died, I wondered if she’d ever visited her mother’s grave as part of the routine of honoring the dead. Then again, my grandmother’s death was...
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Let My People Stay: Engaging in Civil Disobedience to Demand a Clean Dream Act There is no time to waste. Every day that passes, about 122 more Dreamers lose their status and protection....
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Do You Have to Believe in God to Be a Jew? When people tell me that they don’t believe in God, I understand completely. I don’t believe in the God of the Bible or of the medieval rabbis either....
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Trees and Hope: A Tu BiSh’vat Reflection The wind and the smell of smoke woke us. We stumbled out of bed, joining neighbors in the cul-de-sac to stare at the red glow lighting up the hills behind our houses....
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21 Jan 2018
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Contribution Tax Letter
21 Jan 2018
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Introduction to Judaism
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22 Jan 2018
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Book Club | The Book of Separation
23 Jan 2018
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Shalom Center Soup Kitchen
23 Jan 2018
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Ritual Committee Meeting
24 Jan 2018
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Adult Hebrew Beginner Class
24 Jan 2018
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Adult Hebrew Continuing Class
25 Jan 2018
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Taste of Mussar
26 Jan 2018
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Shabbat | New Member Shabbat | K-1 on the Bima | Lay Leader
28 Jan 2018
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Mindful Yoga | Posture and Breathing for Your Health
31 Jan 2018
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Adult Hebrew Beginner Class
31 Jan 2018
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31 Jan 2018
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Adult Hebrew Continuing Class
31 Jan 2018
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Sabbatical Committee Meeting
01 Feb 2018
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Achshav Deadline Spring
02 Feb 2018
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02 Feb 2018
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Potluck
02 Feb 2018
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Film: Voyage of the Damned
03 Feb 2018
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Torah Study
03 Feb 2018
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Learner's Minyan | Kitah Gimel and Dalet on the Bima
04 Feb 2018
09:30AM - 11:30AM
Great Decisions
04 Feb 2018
09:30AM - 10:45AM
Introduction to Judaism