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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

My son, Noah, is a precocious young teen who - as is common among precocious young teens - ardently resists nearly everything I say.

Rachel Silber

Like many couples, my Jewish wife and I got married without much discussion about religion. It was the birth of our daughter that raised the question. My wife asked if we could raise her Jewish.

Robert Ingrum

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