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Orthodox Jewish Artists: Partners In Creation

After four years of planning, Orthodox Jewish Artists: Partners In Creation is being released in conjunction with Rosh Hashana – the birthday of the world. As we recall the creation account this time of year, we are reminded that we were placed in this world with a duty to tend to it and make it […]

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These Four Words Have the Power to Change a Life

The Three Weeks is upon us and sometimes the laws related to interpersonal relationships are not prioritized properly. All year round, our mindset should always be focused on treating others with the utmost respect. However, the time period of the Three Weeks and now, the nine days, serves as a reminder for us — helping […]

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What Does the Loss of the Temple Have to Do With You?

One of the hardest times in the Jewish calendar is the period of the three weeks, culminating in the fast of Tisha B’Av. It’s a time when we do things to actively reduce our joy, as we mourn the destruction of the Holy Temple. But as we try to connect, it can often be quite […]

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When Father’s Day is Complicated

What does Father’s Day mean to you? Perhaps it’s a celebration of someone special in your life. Or perhaps it’s a painful reminder of a relationship that isn’t what it should be, or a relationship that is no longer or a dream yet to be. And sometimes it’s just complicated. My father passed away suddenly […]

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God Didn’t Just Redeem Us In Egypt – He Does So Constantly

Several times each day, we describe God in our prayers as a shome’a tefila, One who hears prayers. “Hear our voice, Hashem, our God…accept our prayers with compassion…don’t turn us away empty…Blessed are You, Hashem, Who hears prayer.”  This blessing of the Amidah prayer paints a nice, neat picture of the relationship between our prayers […]

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