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September 2013


Taiwan teaches interesting lesson.

Jewish King

What if Israel had a royal family?

Smile! It’s Yom Kippur!

Holy Day presents opportunity to look at our options.

Signing In on Rosh Hashana

God’s book is the blueprint for the world.

What Is Our Purpose?

Once a year we pause to take an account of our achievements and our goals.

Stein’s Law

Things can’t go on forever.

Trip of a Lifetime, Part 2

Although nothing could top Shabbat at the Wall, we visited the Wall and the Old City again as part of a conference tour.  Marlon...


Reimagining Jewish Life

Happy Kids, Happy Holidays

Congregations keep youngsters engaged.

Etched in Memory

Could the Yom Kippur War have been avoided? New documents spark debate.

Go For the Gold

The 2013 JCC Maccabi Games and Artsfest.

Light out of Darkness

Photographer’s images of Eastern Europe give insight into the past and hope for the future.

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Tuesday, July 6 10:45 AM Temple Bat Yahm Zoom Session: Walking through the Streets of Israel Join Rabbi Gersh Zylberman and Mike Hollander for an exciting session:...

Chew on This

Chew on this: One of America’s most iconic gum brands was originally a Jewish-owned tobacco business.      In 1891, Morris Chigorinsky emigrated from...

What to Change?

Life in Israel is not just about voting for a new government every few months. In between we do stuff. Like play tennis. A...


In another “This-too-is-Israel-moment,” the war was over. We climbed out of bomb shelters and safe rooms and returned to shaky post-COVID-19 classrooms, cafes and...