Sunday, July 13, 2014 Tammuz 15, 5774
By:
Andrea Jacobs, IJN
Before the start of Yom Kippur, a flood of historic proportions swallowed Boulder, Colo., and surrounding areas, displacing families, damaging synagogues and threatening services on the holiest day of the Jewish year.
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Shabbat Chol Hamoed Sukkot, Exodus 43:6-7
By:
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell
As we welcome friends and family into our sukkot, 48.8 million Americans struggle to put nutritious food on the table. Will we, this Sukkot, share our bounty with our hungry neighbors?
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
In the recesses of Edmon J. Rodman’s garage, the needs for his sukkah await. But can he find the motivation to build it?
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By:
Steve Mendelsohn
A former shomer shabbos Ramahnik turned devout atheist wonders how he can have a meaningful Yom Kippur while he's still struggling to discover a meaningful Judaism.
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By:
Edmon J. Rodman, JTA
A columnist wonders if we should be knocking on our heads instead of our hearts during the Yom Kippur confession. Isn't that where all the trouble starts?
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