Monthly Archives: September 2012

Bitter Honey

This morning I sat down with my cup of tea and the last of the Rosh HaShannah honey cake.  As the cats raced around the house, I opened The New York Times to find an article about divisive religious hate … Continue reading

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September Turbulence and Memories

September has always been a turbulent month for my brain. Professionally, it is the beginning of the new school year and there are the challenges of preparing for students and lots of planning for the holiday services and programs that … Continue reading

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Blogging the Torah: Parashat Ki Tavo, Give Us Your First Fruits, and Second, and Third….

When Israel stood to receive the Torah, the Holy One said to them, “I am giving you My Torah. Bring Me good guarantors that you will guard it.” First the people said, “Our patriarchs Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob are our … Continue reading

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A Soul-Filled Life

OSHER–Joseph, died peacefully August 17th, just shy of his 93rd birthday. Joseph was sent from Poland to Palestine in 1935 by his father Anshel Mayer Osher, witnessed profound anti-semitism. He attended the Technion, and graduated in 1941. Remaining in Poland, … Continue reading

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