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Hate and Its Antidote

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On December 27, 2018
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way to Shabbat. The beginning of the book of Exodus begins with a master lesson on hate with a hint to its antidote. It begins with clear information: what are the names and the total number of those of Jacob’s family who ended up […]
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The Righteous and the Wicked

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On December 21, 2018
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way toward Shabbat. Elie Wiesel said that the opposite of love is not hate; it is indifference. But, when it came to define the opposite of a righteous person, a Tzaddik, he pointed directly to its opposite, to that of an evil person, a […]
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Collusion and Complicity

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On December 14, 2018
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings! As we begin this week’s Torah portion, we enter into one of the most dramatic scenes of the Torah. Last week’s portion ended with a cliffhanger. Since Jacob’s sons have traveled to Egypt to procure food because of a terrible famine, they have had to deal with the most powerful man […]
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My Spirit

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On December 7, 2018
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How might it be possible to have the Divine dwell with us and among us? In the book of Exodus, God commanded the building of the Mishkan, the sanctuary that would travel with the Israelites as they made their way through the wilderness to the land of great promise. Let them make Me a sanctuary […]
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