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Remembering Regina Jonas, First Woman Rabbi

By Rabbi Annie Lewis
For many years, Regina’s story of becoming the first woman rabbi was forgotten, tucked away in archives, lost among ashes. This Shabbat, the 27th of Tishrei or October 29th, we honor the yahrzeit...  more
Blog Post | October 27, 2016

Tags: yahrzeit

How I Stopped Writing High Holiday Sermons

By Rabbi Rena Blumenthal
Two years ago, at age 93, my father passed away suddenly and peacefully in Israel, where he had lived for many years. I flew to Israel for the funeral and the first half of shiva, sitting the second...  more
Blog Post | September 19, 2014

Tags: college, yahrzeit