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  • Heroes in waiting

    October 17, 2012 | 4:15 pm

    The best parts of the Noah story are not found in the Torah verses, but in the stories we weave between them. Classical midrashim and the movie “Evan Almighty” help us answer such questions as: How did all those animals get along on the ark, and who cleaned up after them? How did...

  • Thou Shall Unplug: National Day of Tech Detox, Nurturing, and Community March 23-24

    By Rabbi Yonah Bookstein

    March 21, 2012 | 1:26 pm

    My name is Rabbi Yonah, and I am over-wired. 

    Tethered to my iPhone. Waiting for the ding or buzz to announce some new tidbit of information. Someone re-tweeted. Breaking news from who-knows-where. Is that a txt message? An appointment?

    At the office the routine doesn’t change....