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  • If I Were A Rich Man Tour 2012

    By Tera Greene

    August 25, 2012 | 3:13 am

    “Justice Justice Shall You Pursue”

    Never before have I really felt this statement from Deuteronomy (16:20) in my bones as I do now.  In a world where people are more visibly losing hope, becoming more prone to acts of violence that are so far from our basic nature of love, it is...

  • Sukkot Humbles The Rich, Comforts the Poor, Good Timing for #OccupyAmerica

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    October 12, 2011 | 10:01 am

    As the sun sets on Wednesday, October 12th, the Jewish community begins the Festival of Sukkot, a spiritual harvest festival commemorating the historic journey of the ancient Hebrews across the desert, the bounty of the fall harvest, and our reliance on God. However, Sukkot is much...