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Prepare Yourself

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 29, 2017
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Some words of preparation as we move toward the Sabbath of Sabbaths:  Yom Kippur First you breathe. A big breath out as if you could expel All those thoughts swirling in your mind. And then, A big breath in as if the oxygen could Fill the space of your mind with clean pure air. But […]
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Remembrance as a Survival Tactic in an Age of Hatred

  • Posted by Suzie Jacobson
  • On September 24, 2017
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  • anti-semitisim, Genesis, High Holy Days, politics, Rabbi Jacobson, Rosh Hashanah, Sermon
Some call Rosh Hashanah Yom Hazikaron , “The Day of Remembrance.” In the Talmud, Rabbi Eliezer teaches: “On Rosh HaShana Sarah, Rachel, and Hannah were remembered by God and conceived; on Rosh HaShana Joseph came out from prison; on Rosh HaShana our forefathers’ slavery in Egypt ceased.”(1) Today is the day when God keeps God’s […]
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In Between

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 22, 2017
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we prepare for Shabbat. We are launched into these Days of Awe from Rosh Hashanah beginning Wednesday eve to Yom Kippur next week. T’shuvah and what it brings surrounds us as an offering we take upon ourselves. Jewish tradition demands from us in our turning, twisting, and […]
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Hagar and Isaac at the Well of Resilience; or #afterallthosethings

  • Posted by Jen Gubitz
  • On September 22, 2017
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Riverway Project, Erev Rosh Hashanah 5778, Rabbi Jen Gubitz When she noticed a man approaching her tent, she saw that he was thin with a modest set of shoulders that hunched a bit, but exuded strength. And a soft jawline. She knew that jawline, that kind face. Could it really be? It had been so […]
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Dreamers

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 15, 2017
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  The Psalmists imagined what it might have felt like for the Babylonian exiles to return: When the Eternal restores the fortunes of Zion —we were like dreamers— our mouths shall be filled with laughter, our tongues, with songs of joy. Then shall they say among the nations, “The Eternal has done great things for […]
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Responsibility

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 8, 2017
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  We join together in our concern for all the victims of the hurricanes in the southeast and islands as well as the earthquake in Mexico. They are in our prayers for strength and courage. As more information becomes available, we will let you know of the ways we can all be helpful and support […]
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