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https://archive.org/details/talk_Synagogue This talk was presented at the Flatbu...
There are many connections between vegetarianism and the important Jewish festiv...
Since Shavuot is z’man matan Torateinu (the commemoration of the giving of...
For many years Danny Shapiro looked forward to staying up all night at his synag...
Discover the deep ritual and literary structure of the seder! Learn awesome insi...
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  A compilation of articles by Richard Schwartz A Dialogue on Shavuot Night For many years Danny Shapiro looked forward to staying up all night at his synagogue with his friends on the first night of Shavuot, hearing talks about and discussing Torah teachings. This year he especial...
On May 5, 2017 Belgium’s Walloon region, its largest territory, outlawed the slaughter of un-stunned animals, meaning, in effect, that they banned kosher meat there, since Jewish ritual law requires that animals not be stunned prior to slaughter. Their decision overlooks some important considerat...
We believe that eating healthy, fresh food is a fundamental right and a shared spiritual ethic. We’ve launched project Open Grove with Seeds of Hope, repurposing unused congregational land to grow orchards and build food security in LA. This competitive grant process ends Tuesday (9/16) at noon. L...
How to make an ice menorah: (from http://neohasid.org/zman/chanukah/ice_menorah/) First, here's what's cool about an ice menorah: reflections in the ice; it floats - water is amazing and awesome; renewable resource - and if it's cold enough where you are, just freeze it outsi...