Tag Archives: Jewish Observance

Special Course Announcement – The Early Rabbis

The Early Rabbis: Mishnah, Midrash and Mysticism It’s not too late to still register for a special 6-week course on The Early Rabbis: Mishnah, Midrash and Mysticism, taught by Rabbi Joshua Brumbach. The course is offered through as special partnership with the … Continue reading

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Hallel, Tachanun and Yom HaAtzmaut

Today Israel celebrated 66 years of existence! Mazel tov to her and all her citizens, as well as to those who love Israel around the world. It is indeed a time to celebrate. Of course those years have been filled … Continue reading

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17th of Tammuz and the “Three Weeks”

Today is the 17th of Tammuz, a minor fast day within the Jewish community. The fast is observed from sun-up today until sundown tonight. The 17th of Tammuz marks the first breech of the walls of Jerusalem by the Romans in 70 … Continue reading

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Israel at 63

Today we celebrate the miracle that is Israel. After nearly 2,000 years in exile, Israel as a nation was re-birthed in 1948. Sixty-three years later we recall not only the miracle of her existence but the cost of her resurrection. Yom HaZikaron … Continue reading

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