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Thanks to Facebook, the synagogue I attend is an open forum of Judaism and community.

Howard Lev

In the weeks leading up to Passover, I think about the imperative embedded in the Hagaddah: B'chol dor vador chiav adam lirot et atzmo k'ilu hu yatza mi-mitzrayim, "In each and every gener

Rabbi Asher Knight

I remember my first Hanukkah at my temple with my family.

Howard Lev

Thanks to social media and electronic devices you can check in on Foursquare and read the Mishkan T'filah prayer book on a handheld device at the same time.

Howard Lev

My husband was working late, so my son and I had a thrown-together dinner of leftover pasta, yogurt, and carrots.

Linda K. Wertheimer

“Wake up, wake up, you sleepers from your sleep, and awake you slumberers from your slumber.” (Mishneh Torah, Hilchot Teshuvah 3:4)

Barak Malkin

Shabbat is anywhere and everywhere.

Howard Lev

I remember when I was first diagnosed with bipolar disorder. I was shocked and upset, depressed and crying - but in a way, I was also relieved.

Michele Holtz

Over the last few years we've had the opportunity to experience worship services in Reform synagogues both in Israel and America.

Vicky Farhi and Muki Yankelowitz

My confirmation at Temple Emanu-El did not happen in the usual manner.

Lee Robbins

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