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  • Embracing the Broken in Our Communities

    By Beit T'shuvah

    3 weeks ago

    The one thing I surely know about myself and the Jews that I serve is that we are Americans.  Yes, we love baseball, apple pie, and Hollywood.  We have unequivocally benefited from all of the rights and security that America has granted, and we appreciate them.  And, in a way,...

  • The Tyranny of Perfection

    By Rabbi Shmuley Boteach

    March 26, 2010 | 10:34 am

    The advent of Passover and Easter, which always fall around the same time, beckons a deeper discussion about one of the principle differences between Judaism and Christianity. In essence it is the difference between a values system based on struggle and a values system based on...