Speak to the children of Israe...

Feb 12, 2018 by

Jewish history is peppered by tragic events. These are just a few: 1182 – the expulsion of the Jews of France 1290 – the expulsion of...

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Why I Do Not Mourn on Tisha B&...

Oct 26, 2016 by

Tisha B’Av, the 9th day of the Hebrew month Av, is a Jewish day of mourning associated with the Babylonian Destruction of the...

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Finding Refuge in Germany Toda...

Aug 30, 2016 by

The recent Torah portion, Va-et’chanan, is set as the Israelites are about to enter the Promised Land.  The text repeats the command...

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The Syrian Refugees and German...

Aug 17, 2016 by

Each of us had different reasons for taking part in the CCAR Mission to Berlin. Among them were: We cared about the refugee crisis...

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Strangers in a Strange Land &#...

Feb 26, 2016 by

So often when we travel to Israel we expect to see ‘the best’ of what the country has to offer. We see beautiful...

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