Posts Tagged ‘intergenerational’


April 4, 2014
By bethmordecai
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DAY 643: Aspiring To Be More Like A Family

Dear Hevreh, When I was in rabbinical school, we talked a good deal about the language we use to describe our communities. One of the terms that got tossed around a lot was "family." It's a word that connotes a feeling of closeness, of connection, of security, and of a deep and powerful bond that holds us together. Yet there is a certain amount of poetic license in describing our synagogue community as a family. Not only are most of us not related, but despite the close bonds that some of us feel with one another, do we really have such strong ties that each of us would call each other "family"?    Personally, I've tried to be cognizant of how often I describe[...]

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