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A Long Strange Week It’s Been

This morning I took my the traditional walk around the block that occurs at the end of shiva. According to Rabbi Peretz Rodman, “The walk outdoors serves two purposes: It announces to the world that the mourner is re-entering the … Continue reading

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Blogging the Torah: Parashat Lech L’cha, Remembering Winnie

I gave this dvar Torah at shiva for my mother-in-law Winifred Spence Rudden.  On her second yarzheit, I remember Winnie. Tuesday, October 12, 2010 This week’s parasha is the third in our Torah.  In just the passed two weeks, we read … Continue reading

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