A New Amen

Nov 3, 2017 by

The Talmud asks, what is the meaning of the word ‘amen’? Rabbi Ḥanina responds: “It is an acronym of the words: “God, faithful...

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We Stand With Ruth as We Get R...

Jun 2, 2014 by

Tomorrow, on Sinai, we will affirm the purpose of our freedom from Egypt. Tomorrow we will remember our history and our values, our...

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Mishkan T’filah for Chil...

Aug 2, 2013 by

This question has been raised by several people and it is a really good question.  When our committee sat down to work on the new...

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Machzor Blog: A Sin By Any Oth...

Dec 30, 2012 by

Folks out there – colleagues and laypeople alike – feel quite strongly about the use of the word “sin” in the new machzor. Or so it...

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