Rabbi's Columns

My Final Letter

My Final Letter Dear Friends, Many years ago, my mother, of blessed memory, told me how old I was when she had successfully potty-trained me. I was exceedingly young. That

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Min Hameitzar

Min Hameitzar "From the narrow places I called out, 'Yah', and I was answered with expansiveness" (Psalm 118). Oh, how the last year has felt constraining and narrow. Stuck in

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Happy Thanksgiving

Happy Thanksgiving To Our Ahavath Achim Family: This is a grateful time of year. It is the time when we reflect on our lives, our families, and all the elements

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A Note of Gratitude

A Note of Gratitude Dear Friends, I want to thank those of you who offered condolences to me at the time of my father's death in October. Of course, I

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He Bent the Arc

He Bent the Arc Reflections on Representative John Lewis The Israelite rebellion in response to the Spies' report regarding the Land of Israel, found in the Book of Numbers, sealed

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