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Dear Friends, Every year during Kol Nidre services on erev Yom Kippur, I am struck by how we begin with this collective prayer. We stand together as a community, confessing our guilt and asking for forgiveness. Even though we typically think of transgressions as individual acts, at this critical moment, the ask is communal. Perhaps it is the ...
Dear Friends, This week, as my family and I celebrated Rosh Hashanah, my mind has also been on those we lost on 9/11 twenty years ago. My family, like so many others, is directly connected to this tragedy. Among the 2,997 people lost and the more than 6,000 injured that day was my wife’s oldest and ...
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Head to the apple orchard to pick fresh, delicious apples for Sukkot, a fall harvest holiday! We’ll celebrate together outside as we pick apples, have professional family photos taken, and read stories. This program is a collaboration of The Jewish Federation, PJ Library, Bender JCC, and Shaare Torah. This program is being offered in twoRead More