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Where Does Our Security Come From?

Published on October 28th, 2018 | by Leah Lazer

We are all devastated and shocked by yesterday’s murders of eleven Jews in the Tree of Life synagogue in Pittsburgh. Our hearts go out to the families and Jewish community of Pittsburgh as many of us... Read More


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Introducing the Organic Torah Translation Series

Published on August 1st, 2018 | by Leah Lazer

This year, starting in September, I or another Organic Torah teacher will write a monthly translation, summary and commentary on a short section of spiritual Torah. Most often it will be from the book Derekh HaMelekh,... Read More


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No Other Gods: The Politics of the Ten Commandments

Published on April 12th, 2018 | by Leah Lazer

A Book Review of No Other Gods: The Politics of the Ten Commandments By Ana Levy-Lyons Published by  Center Street/Hachette 2018 Reviewed by Natan Margalit Originally published in Tikkun Magazine (link) It is evident from the first page that... Read More


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Purim: The Dangerous Holiday

Published on February 27th, 2018 | by Leah Lazer

Purim is a dangerous holiday. That’s probably why we in the Jewish community often trivialize it and pretend it’s just a kid’s holiday where the children dress up like Mordechai and Esther and we eat hamentashen... Read More


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The Magic of Emergence

Published on January 21st, 2018 | by Leah Lazer

This article originally appeared in Tikkun. “The whole is greater than the sum of the parts” is an old adage, but it could be one of the most important keys to a healthy, meaningful life. People... Read More


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