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Finding Friendships in Tikkun Olam

  • Posted by Guest Author
  • On March 30, 2021
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One summer evening in 2017 I happened to come to Shabbat at Temple Israel and left with an unusually uplifted feeling.  The clergy, the congregation, the service, the staff all left me wanting more. I looked around at the diversity, at the intention, and was drawn to come again and again. I soon became a […]
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The GBIO Listening Campaign Comes to TI

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  • On March 30, 2021
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By Anne Licciardello “None of us alone is as strong as all of us together,” Imam Taymullah.   On Tuesday, March 16, over 1,400 people, with over 102 from TI, participated remotely in GBIO’s Refounding and Re-Launch. That night, 19 new member organizations officially joined the 40 prior members as we stood together for change. […]
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Rebirth

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On March 26, 2021
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way toward Shabbat and this week, Pesach. You can listen to it as a podcast HERE. Passover starts the cycle of the Jewish holidays. The Torah refers to it as the first month. Rosh Hashanah falls in the seventh month but it is also […]
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Closer

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On March 19, 2021
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way toward Shabbat. You can listen to it as a podcast HERE. This Shabbat, we make a shift. From Exodus to Leviticus, we move from the monumental story of leaving Egypt to the detailed instructions about the sacrificial system. Thousands of years later, we are […]
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Recesses of Our Heart

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On March 12, 2021
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way toward Shabbat. You can listen to it as a podcast HERE. The book of Exodus begins and ends with a construction project.  When Exodus opens, the Israelites are slaves under the fateful whip of the taskmasters.  None of them serve as designers, engineers, skilled […]
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No Hate

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On March 5, 2021
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection on our way toward Shabbat. Sometimes it feels like the world is terribly broken as if humanity has broken away from honoring the divinity in each person. January 6th in the Capitol with its racist, antisemitic, hateful rage felt like that. Incidents of hatred and violence always feels […]
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