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Tzedakah and Buffalo

Sophie Sills

October 29, 2010 | 2:16 pm

Thanksgiving is almost here; and so, American Jews are reminded of a value so fundamental to Judaism that we are commanded to practice it. This is the gift of giving tzedakah. While in... read on

  • Days of Awe

    By Sophie Sills

    October 5, 2010 | 1:14 pm

    For me, whether I make it to High Holy Day services or not or commit to the 25 hour fast or not, it is the beautiful act of FORGIVENESS that marks Yom Kippur as more than a holy day, but an occasion to deliver my soul. While “repentance” implies sin, “atonement” suggests... read on

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ABOUT THE AUTHOR

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Sophie Sills recently relocated from San Francisco to Los Angeles after completing an MFA in Creative Writing. Here she teaching English at National University, composes poetry...

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