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Two smiling dark haired male police officers are the two Druze policemen who were killed in a terrorist attack near the Temple Mount

Today, on a beautiful Jerusalem morning — two Druze policemen, Haiel Sitawe, 30, and Kamil Shnaan, 22 — were slain during a

Alden Solovy
woman with a yellow lab dog on a dock at sunset

A congregant asked me recently how I am managing.

Rabbi Rachel Barenblat
Wooden silhouette of a face with colorful puzzle pieces in the brain section

When my younger brother was about 11, he decided he did not believe in God.

Bailey Roos
Canadian and American flags flying; blue sky and white clouds in the background

In the U.S. and Canada, Independence Day is almost upon us!

Rabbi Lance J. Sussman, Ph.D.
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
man watching sunrise at dawn

After dawn but before sunrise, when the birds begin to sing in harmony, I pick up my small Moleskine notebook to write prayers.

Alden Solovy
Closeup of a mans hand with his index finger running across a Braille page

Louis Braille was born in Coupvray, France, in 1809. When he was 3 years old, he accidentally poked himself in the eye with his dad's awl and became blind.

Arielle Silverman
Desktop with typewriter pens crumpled paper and ope notebook

Dear Mom,

Cantor Sheila Nesis
Back of a womans head as she gazes at the Washington Monument

God Who Blessed our Mothers: Sarah, Rebecca, Leah and Rachel and our Fathers: Abraham, Isaac, and Jacob; God who delivered our ancestors during difficult times, guided them on perilous journeys, co

Rabbi David Wirtschafter
The White House on a sunny day

Our Torah understands that the need for peace and prosperity transcend politics. No matter who’s in power, Torah takes an activist view of prayer and government.

Alden Solovy

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