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#SarahToo Shabbat Awakenings 5778 Lech Lecha

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 27, 2017
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. It isn’t an ancient story. We know this from the news reports and too many personal experiences. Hollywood and the film industry join a long list of how power and predators are a dangerous combination, especially as it concerns the objectification of women. […]
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How to Build an Ark

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 20, 2017
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflections as we make our way toward Shabbat. We are storytellers, all of us, raconteurs of experiences and episode. We tell stories to explain what we understand but also what we don’t understand. Religious traditions are founded on the search for truths buried deep in ancient layers. Take the […]
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A Seamless Circle Shabbat Awakenings 5778 B’reisheet

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 13, 2017
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  Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. The Torah ends and begins again without a breath even, a seamless circle of continuity. On Simchat Torah this past Wednesday night and Thursday morning, we read the last word of Deuteronomy, Yisrael, and then continued directly with the first word of […]
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Love 2.0 author unknown

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 6, 2017
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way to Shabbat.   I share with you a piece I read at the Purple Service on Yom Kippur day. The author is unknown but the sentiment is worthy for all of us to consider as we move into the rest of the year. […]
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