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Reform Jewish Leadership Statement

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On June 19, 2020
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. I share with you this week the important statement by the combined organizations of the Reform movement regarding Black Lives Matter and the call to justice to eradicate white supremacy in our country.  What follows, including the resources offered, help each of us […]
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Prayer for Boston Interfaith Service

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On April 17, 2020
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This week I share with you a prayer I offered at an Interfaith Zoom moment of prayer on April 15th, organized by Mayor Walsh of Boston.  He brought together Iman Shaykh Yasir Fahmy, Cardinal Sean O’Malley, The Reverend Liz Walker, Pastor Mathew Thompson and me to reflect, to pray and to unite as we remembered […]
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Motivating Acts of Kindness

  • Posted by Guest Author
  • On March 17, 2020
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Motivating Acts of Kindness When someone asks you, “Who is important to you?” it doesn’t have to be one of your family members who does so many things for you or someone you have known all your life. It can be someone like a teacher or coach. My teacher Tali Puterman is a very important […]
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Beyond and Because of Antisemitism

  • Posted by tisrael
  • On October 4, 2019
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we make our way toward Shabbat and the High Holy Days. This week I offer my sermon from Rosh Hashanah. If you prefer to listen to it as a podcast, go HERE When did you first realize that antisemitism[i] might be about you? Of course you remember. […]
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Imperfect

  • Posted by tisrael
  • On September 27, 2019
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  Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, our weekly reflection as we make our way toward Shabbat and this week Rosh Hashanah.   Tis the season of imperfection! What kind of religious tradition does that? Turns out, it is ours. Created in the image of the Divine,aren’t we supposed to mirror Him? Her? They? It? Turns out, […]
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Circles and Circles of Sorrow

  • Posted by tisrael
  • On August 11, 2019
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So what do we do? How do we live, and how have we lived, from summer weekend to summer weekend, from month to month, and year to year, century to century amid circles and circles of sorrow? Whether personal, communal, national or global, how do we live and how have we lived when it seems as if we go from destruction to destruction to destruction, from grieving to yearning to wailing?
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