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    JWEB Book Club – Next Session November 13th

Jewish American or American Jew? - Parshas Lech LechaNational

When I pose the question, “Do you consider yourself a Jewish American or an American Jew?”  to attendees at  my classes or lectures, the immediate response is often quizzical looks on people’s faces, wondering what difference it makes which word…

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The Failed Great ManNational

Noah was a very great man. Righteous and complete, he was head and shoulders above the rest of his generation. He also was an epic failure. As the Medrash notes, at the beginning of this week’s Torah portion, Noah is…

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The Message of the ShofarNational

In just 40 minutes you can gain a real understanding into the soulful sounds of the shofar.

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Just the Right Blast - Rosh HashanahNational

Every seat in the house is occupied. In many synagogues there’s an overflow crowd. Prayerbook in hand, the congregation recites the introductory verses. Some individuals, hidden under their talit, their prayer shawl, can be heard sobbing as they are immersed…

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