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This Week's Torah Portion

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This Week's Torah Portion

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מִקֵּץ
After [Two Years]

At the end of two years' time Pharaoh had a dream: there he was, standing by the Nile, when seven cows came up out of the Nile, handsome and fat. - Genesis 41:1-2

Torah

Genesis 41:1−44:17

Haftarah

Zechariah 4:1-7
Rosh Chodesh Hanukkah

When

/ 30 Kislev 5782

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For Some of Us the Holidays Are Just…Hard

November 18, 2021
As we head into the holiday season, I am acutely aware of how much different this year is going to be than previous ones. I will be celebrating without my mom for the first time. My mother died in January 2021, and I'm still dealing with the unexpected waves of grief that wash over me, sometimes out of nowhere. As I head into this first winter holiday season without her, I'm not quite sure I know what to expect, other than everything is going to be very different.
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