Monthly Archives: November 2016

“Get Out!”

Parashat Lekh Lekha “GET OUT!” – G-d makes it very clear to Avram that only through self-imposed exile can he attain his ultimate spiritual potential. Parashat Lekh Lekha, unlike our first two portions in Genesis, emphasizes this convergence between G-d … Continue reading

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Veterans Day

My paternal grandfather (pictured at left with my grandmother) served during WWII in the South Pacific in the Army’s searchlight and radar units. My maternal grandfather served in the Army in the Pacific during the Korean War. My Dad also … Continue reading

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Kristallnacht

Beginning last night and today, November 9-10, marks the 82nd anniversary of Kristallnacht – the Night of Broken Glass. It is called the “Night of Broken Glass” because in 1938 thousands of rioters stormed Jewish homes, businesses, and synagogues causing … Continue reading

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