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  • Thank You Rabbi Kurtz

    By Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz

    May 16, 2013 | 9:40 pm

    I just spent the last two days of Shavuot studying.  While Shavuot is supposed to commemorate the giving of the Torah at Mount Sinai, I find it more... More.

  • Losing Gammi

    By Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz

    April 24, 2013 | 4:21 pm

    Several weeks ago on Shabbat Chol HaMoed Pesach my grandmother Marie Lebovitz passed away.  We all lovingly called her Gammi.  My Dad asked me to... More.

  • In Each Generation…

    By Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz

    March 21, 2013 | 11:19 pm

    This past week, I witnessed an almost certain miracle.  My one and a half year old son has never been willing to wear a Kippah (yarmulke) during... More.

  • Israel, You Got A Friend in My Kids!

    By Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz

    February 12, 2013 | 6:59 pm

    For the last year, my wife and I have been trying to paint Israel in a wonderful light for our children.  After all, we are moving there this upcoming... More.
  • The Blessing of Truth

    By Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz

    January 3, 2013 | 7:41 am

    Convincing others to support Israel sometimes feels like banging my head against the wall.  What’s the point?  Those who support Israel seem to do it... More.

  • Chanukah & Miracles

    By Rabbi Nolan Lebovitz

    December 3, 2012 | 5:02 pm

    Chanukah is fast approaching.  I know it because my kids are excited and my wife is leaving more frequently for evening runs to Toys R Us and Target.  I... More.