October 24, 2012 | 8:00 am
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I found out last week how much of a bubble I’ve been living in.
About that Nationwide Dead Kid Commercial
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Synagogue Affiliation Matters
Even secular organizations should not forget this important fact.
“What you do,” she said, “is make space for other people to be.”
What I Mean When I Offer to Pray For You
An offer of prayer is an offer of acknowledgement and love, from someone who has also suffered.
October 17, 2012 | 8:00 am
October 10, 2012 | 8:00 am
I have been working all kinds of extra hours, stressing about deadlines, workflow processes, what is going to fall between the cracks, how bad it’s going to be when we discover what we missed, etc. But I’m not feeling overwhelmed. Part of the reason for that is I’m naturally... read on
October 3, 2012 | 7:00 am
Saturday afternoon my husband and I went to a friend’s house for a birthday party. While we were there, one of the family mentioned they were going to an amusement park the next day, and asked if we wanted to come along.
“I can’t,” I said, “I’m going to help build a sukkah... read on
September 25, 2012 | 8:00 am
During the High Holy Days, one of the words we hear about the most often is “T’shuvah.” This is the time to make t’shuvah. The Shabbat that falls between Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur is called Shabbat Shuvah. Often translated as repentance, t’shuvah also means to turn, or to... read on
September 19, 2012 | 7:00 am
September 12, 2012 | 8:00 am
Some say there are no seasons in California. But for those of us who live by the Jewish calendar, the holidays keep us grounded in the turning of the planet.
It always starts somewhere near the end of summer. Somehow, the approach of the High Holy Days gets mentioned. Sometimes... read on
September 6, 2012 | 10:47 am
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