5 Things That I Seek at The Hi...

Jul 19, 2016 by

Following several months of service sampling in a program that engaged over 60 of our members, our congregation adopted Mishkan...

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You Turn my Mourning Into Danc...

Oct 2, 2014 by

Yizkor on Yom Kippur is … not about human frailty or the futility of human endeavors. Yizkor on Yom Kippur is about the power...

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Buying Forgiveness on Credit

Oct 1, 2014 by

Avinu Malkeinu – one of the central prayers associated with the High Holy Days. I remember a congregant in my last community...

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Blessings are Expressions of G...

Sep 30, 2014 by

One of my favorite parts of any Jewish worship service is the section sometimes labeled ‘Nisim she’b’chol...

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To Be – I Am Alive Again...

Sep 18, 2014 by

When the new edition of a Reform Siddur for Shabbat and Festivals, Mishkan Tefilah, was published a few years ago, some of the...

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Will You Hear My Cry? More Fro...

Sep 15, 2014 by

One of the most emotionally heart-tugging prayers and melodies of the High Holy Days is a petition called Sh’ma Koleinu. In a...

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What Are We Doing Here?: Mishk...

Sep 8, 2014 by

You are probably aware, if you’ve sat through High Holy Day services in years past, that these worship services run longer than...

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