Monthly Archives: July 2012

Blogging the Torah: Parashat Devarim, All Together Now

Are we there yet?  This is the time of year when many of us spend endless hours in the car trying to get to that perfect spot for rest and relaxation.  I understand this well. In two weeks I will … Continue reading

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Mayim, Mayim, Mayim

  “I get on my knees everyday and I’m saying an extra prayer right now,” U.S. Agriculture Secretary Tom Vilsack told reporters after briefing President Barack Obama. “If I had a rain prayer or a rain dance I could do, … Continue reading

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Blogging the Torah: Parashat Pinchas, We Are All Woody’s Daughters

Like many Jewish educators who are up early every Shabbat and Sunday morning of the school year, I spent a leisurely Shabbat morning with my favorite text, The New York Times.  With a big glass of iced tea at hand, … Continue reading

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Have You Had Your Mah Gadlu Moment Today?

Life keeps handing me these moments.  So here is Mah Gadlu, Part 2 This week I saw the most amazing 4th of July fireworks over the Hudson River.  Even with a partial view from a roof top half way across … Continue reading

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