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Rabbi’s Corner: Pray for the Peace of Jerusalem

(Photo: Carole-Ann Gordon) On Shabbat, we typically light two candles. Why? Because in the Torah the Ten Commandments are repeated twice, the first time in Exodus 20 and the second time in Deuteronomy 5. The commandment about Shabbat differs slightly between these two repetitions. In Exodus 20:8 we are told ...
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Shaloha Summer Backyard Bash

Come and enjoy wonderful friends, good food, and great music! The food will be both regular and Hawaiian themed BBQ as well as vegetarian options. Saturday, August 27, 2022 5:30 PM TBS Patio Register Here Members Wristbands: $70 per person | Designated Driver: $40 Non-Members Wristbands: $80 per person | ...
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Rabbi’s Corner: “Tzimtzum” – Making Space for Other Voices

(The above graphic spacing is intentional - see below) One of my favorite Hebrew words is “tzimtzum” (pronounced “TZEEM-tzoom”). This is a Kabbalistic (mystical) concept of contracting oneself to make space for others. When we do this, we take a deep breath, intentionally pause, hold our thoughts and words, and ...
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