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Echoes of Elul, Day 24: Shofar

by martin nakell shofar as oceans are mountains are skies are winds are rivers of languages gush forth are pressures are release are lost are opened are eons to now’s are timeless are sourceless are inevitable are what we have been waiting for are turbulence are crazy speed are poems are yourself are yourself are […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 23: Who Am I?

The following piece was submitted by Alan Shebroe. He suggests it may speak to many with regard to our Jewish values. Alan says he found it “enlightening” and hopes you will too. WHO AM I? Anonymous Big Cheeks. A grandson of slaves, a boy was born in a poor neighborhood of New Orleans known as […]

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Echoes of Elul, Day 22: “What Can I Tell My Grandchildren About Why They Should Live A Jewish Life?”

Mike Rubin This question has dogged me. I have 5 grandchildren, ages 1 through 7. So, I decided to lead a Torah Study this year focused on the question. During these days of reflection, I think more about it. I focused on “live a Jewish life”1 rather than “be Jewish” because many of our children […]

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Covid-19 September 10, 2020 Update: What is open at TBS?

Orange County has shown forward progress in the response to the coronavirus outbreak. As of Tuesday, September 8th, Orange County has moved from the Purple Tier (“Widespread”) to the Red Tier (“Substantial”) –https://covid19.ca.gov/safer-economy/. Overall, this is great news and our community is moving in the right direction. According to industry guidance, TBS is technically allowed […]

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