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Torah Portion: Parashah

Each week, we read a different section of the Torah. Sometimes we read stories about our ancestors' journeys. Sometimes we read details about the ancient Temple or complex lists of laws. Whatever the content, the Torah portion (or parashah) is frequently the basis for discussions and sermons at Shabbat services in synagogue and throughout the week. Torah text has also been the inspiration for many contemporary songs, poems, and prayers. 

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Girl in Trouble: An Interview with Alicia Jo Rabins

Inspiration has never been a big part of my process. I much prefer deadlines. Al regel akhat, on one foot: Tell us about your latest Jewish art project. My songwriting project, Girls in...  more
Blog Post | November 14, 2016

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

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