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December 24, 2013
By bethmordecai
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DAY 542: The Festive Meal of Chopsticks

Dear Hevreh, Tonight we celebrate a unique and (very) American Jewish tradition of Chinese food and a movie on Christmas Eve. While this holiday may not be on the same spiritual level as some of those that have been described in the Bible, the Festive Meal of Chopsticks has inspired it's own Talmud tractate (section), which among other details explains how the extra container of rice is set aside for Elijah the Prophet. In all seriousness though, tonight's festivities speak to the creative Jewish spirit to forge new traditions and pathways for expressing our Jewishness. It's a simple activity -- dinner and a movie -- but many of our well known rituals (like lighting candles, breaking a[...]

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December 18, 2013
By bethmordecai
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Chinese Dinner & A Movie for Christmas

Less than a week till our Jewish celebration of Christmas! Don't miss out on this fun evening of Chinese food, movie, and community! To be hosted by Rabbi Ari Saks at his home (325 Rector Street, Perth Amboy NJ) so space is limited.  To reserve your booking, please visit us on the event page on our website: http://bethmordecai.org/events/3495/ You can also let us know you are coming via our Facebook event page and share your suggestions on what movie you'd like to watch. We will put it to a vote beginning on Sunday. https://www.facebook.com/events/297705663702768/ Or you can email us your booking at: officebethmordecai@gmail.com    

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December 16, 2013
By bethmordecai
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Anti-semitic Christmas Carols in Romania

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