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Hanukkah and Nature: The Menorah Psalm

Published on December 23rd, 2019 | by Jacob Sapon

Don’t let anyone tell you Hanukkah is a “minor holiday.” I know, it’s been given a bump because it’s close to Christmas, and it is a Rabbinic holiday, meaning it doesn’t have some of the strictures... Read More


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A Time of Turning

Published on June 20th, 2019 | by Natan Margalit

Tomorrow, those of us in the northern hemisphere will experience the longest day of the year, an evening filled with light. We’ll both be celebrating the beauty of summer and waiting for the sun to finally... Read More


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Does God Need Our Prayers?

Published on June 18th, 2019 | by Natan Margalit

In a word, yes — but not in the way most people think. Originally posted on My Jewish Learning Does God need our prayers? In a word, yes. God does need our prayers, but not in the way people sometimes think.... Read More


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When Will This End?

Published on May 7th, 2019 | by Natan Margalit

“How can this madness continue to go on?! When will it end?!” I thought to myself as I braced to hear and read about the latest in the horrible epidemic of gun violence which has gripped... Read More


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