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  • Chayei Sarah: Life and Death

    November 12, 2014 | 2:15 pm

    This post originally appeared on Neesh Noosh.

    The title of this week’s parsha, Chayei Sarah (the life of Sarah), is a bit misleading at it is book-ended by the deaths of Sarah and Avraham. But, it is also filled with a celebration of life. Avraham dies in old age, but only after...

  • Coming Together

    November 8, 2012 | 2:01 pm

    Our congregation recently sent some congregants off on their first trip to Israel with a tefilat haderkekh — a prayer for a safe journey:

    Holy One of Blessing,

    Even though we know You are everywhere,

    when we journey toward the Holy Land —

    we expect — we hope — You will be...