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Leadership spelled out in cubes with letters on them

In this week’s Torah portion, parashat Korach, Moses and Aaron face a rebellion.

Alden Solovy
Feet and ankles of a person lying in a hammock

Shabbat is a radical, transformative idea.

Rabbi Ruth Adar
Colorful and intricate stained glass window depicting Moses holding the stone tablets of the Ten Commandments

It would be rare today to visit a synagogue and not see a visual portrayal of the two rounded tablets of the law.

Jenna Weissman Joselit
Hanukkiah with the Statue of Liberty to hold each candle

May is Jewish American Heritage Month, established by President George W. Bush in 2006.

Kate Bigam
Child's finger pointing to page in haggadah

“Mom, what’s with the four dozen green onions?”

“They’re for the seder table – go put one at each place, please.”

Cantor Rosalie Boxt
Directional signs in Old Havana Cuba, including one to a synagogue

In early January, I joined 25 congregants, friends, and clergy on a Jewish mission to Cuba.

Bethanne Knapp
United Hebrew Congregation in Cuba

I recently traveled throughout Cuba with 16 congregants from Beth Emeth in Wilmington, DE.

Rabbi Yair Robinson
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