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Serving Royalty Every Day

Rabbi Larry Karol
April 26, 2012

"Do you see people who are skilled in their work? They will serve before royalty; they will not serve before obscure people." -Proverbs 22:29

When we came upon this verse in our congregational Proverbs study group, I was taken aback for more than a...

The Mad Dance of Justice

Rabbi Joel Simonds
July 22, 2011

The novelist Meyer Levin tells the story of the "Baal Shem Tov and the Mad Dancers." At a time when the voices of opposition were raised against the Baal Shem Tov's teaching, one of his followers asked him, "How do you respond to the great Rabbis who call your