Created in God’s Image

Rabbi Dan Feder

There is much work to be done to make sure that all of us are embraced and celebrated as individuals. There is much work to be done to make sure that we are not only visible, but also feel seen.

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In Response to Recent Attacks Against Asian Americans

Rabbi Liora Alban

I was eight years old when I first learned about the internment of Japanese American during World War II. My 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Mui, assigned my class a family legacy project. She shared her family history as an example. She was Japanese American and I learned that her parents had been relocated and forced […]

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Shabbat Shalom and G’mar Chatimah Tovah

Cantor Anna Zhar

VaYehi Erev VaYehi Voker, Yom Sheni. “And then there was the evening of Kol Nidre and then the morning of Yom Kippur.”

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Chodesh Av, Shabbat Message from Rabbi Lisa Delson

Nothing about this journey is standing still, it is all about moving forward

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Shabbat Shalom from Cantor Alexandra Fox

Cantor Alexandra Fox

“The singing. There was so much singing then, and this was my pleasure too. We all sang. The boys in the fields, The chapels were full of singing, always singing. Here I lie. I have had pleasure enough. I have had singing.”

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From Anger to Action

But what I’m asking us to see on this day of reckoning with our emotions, is that anger moves toward action. When we act that gives us hope that it might change in the future.

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The Importance of Israel in the Continuation of Jewish Peoplehood by Rabbi Dan Feder

All around the world, millions of members of the Jewish people are gathering to pray on this holy day. And, generally speaking, we’re all facing Jerusalem while we do that. It’s an interesting characteristic of who we are as a people. And when we chant the Gevurot prayer we include a line about dew or […]

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Open-Heartedness by Rabbi Lisa Delson

Living with that heart of stone is a safe. If we don’t like something, we block it, we retreat into our phones, or rant about it on Facebook.

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