Category Archives: tzedakah

Cuba 2016

Tomorrow night Jews around the world will gather around the Seder table and read the verse above as part of the story of the Exodus from Egypt. When we say, “in every generation each person is obligated to see him/herself … Continue reading

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Won’t you give?

In the “spirit of the season”, the season of Black Friday and Cyber Monday today is deemed Giving Tuesday. As you might know (and you might since this blog post got the most hits ever), I work for California Faith … Continue reading

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Arrest at the Western Wall

Jewish tradition that we have entered into┬ámar Cheshvan, bitter Cheshvan (the new Jewish month that started Tuesday night) because this month has no holidays. Last night we entered┬ámar Cheshvan because of the horrific events that occurred at the Western Wall. … Continue reading

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MY DAD is awesome

You might not be aware, but MY DAD is awesome. In addition to being hilarious (but please don’t encourage him), creative, smart, kind, and sensitive, he is also a professional volunteer. Since his retirement, he elected to spend his time … Continue reading

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Do you like fresh food?

Do you live in the GTA? Do you think that there is nothing compared to the taste of fresh produce grown locally and organically? Well, if you meet any of these criteria, join the Pri Adamah CSA! Every Tuesday come … Continue reading

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Proud to be a Reform Jew

I returned from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism‘s Consultation on Conscience and I have never been more proud to be an American. though there are lots of things always happening in the USA that are hard to stomach, … Continue reading

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Important vote in Congress. Call now!

The following is from the Please make the call! Anti-Choice Vote Tomorrow, Speak Up Now! The House of Representatives is voting on the No Taxpayer Funding for Abortion Act (H.R. 3) on Wednesday, May 4! This dangerous bill, if … Continue reading

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Happy 50th birthday! #rac50

Happy birthday to the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism, affectionately known as the RAC. I traveled to Washington, DC yesterday to attend the Consultation on Conscience. This biannual meeting of the Commission on Social Action and the RAC is … Continue reading

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My AUNT L is awesome!

Though it may embarrass her a great deal, you should all know that my AUNT L is amazing! This was written about her in a local Austin, TX paper. I am removing her name because she wouldn’t want me to … Continue reading

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Happy Pri Adamah opening day!

Hip hip hooray! Today is Pri Adamah day. That’s right. You can now go here and sign up for the 2011 season. There are some new features to the program this year… -Choose between 13 or 18 points and come … Continue reading

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