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August 15, 2016
By bethmordecai
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DAY 1506: No Synagogue Required

Dear Hevreh, Yesterday (Sunday) I had the pleasure of spending the end of Tisha B'av learning Torah with a number of 20s and 30s who live in Highland Park. Many topics were included in this marathon of learning including... how Tisha B'av implores us to feel the pain of historical collective trauma, how we struggle with understanding why bad things happen to seemingly good people, and how our love affair with Jerusalem revolves around lamenting its destruction and hoping for its rebirth (among other topics). The conversation was stimulating, variegated, and incisive because we weren't shy to share our own perspectives - our Unique Torah - and we weren't afraid to listen and be moved by the teachings of[...]

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June 10, 2014
By bethmordecai
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DAY 710: What Outreach Looks Like

Dear Hevreh, Over the past few years, our congregation has made some great strides in building the bonds and relationships that form the foundation of our tight knit Jewish Home for the Soul. Yet, as it has often been mentioned, if we're going to continue to thrive then we need to grow as a congregation. If we're going to continue to prosper, then we need to reach out to attract more people to be a part of our congregation. So what does our approach to outreach look like? It looks like what's happening this week... This past Saturday morning, we welcomed the Levy family, who are affiliated with Cantor Avima Darnov's hebrew school called "The Hebrew Corner," and their guests into our sanctuary[...]

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