Friday, March 6, 2015 AdarI 15, 5775
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It was after a family Passover seder nine years ago when the potential magnitude of the event struck author Jonathan Safran Foer.
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It may be considered a minor holiday, but with its history of heroes and villains and bravery and self-dignity, Purim presents a very teachable moment.
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Tami Lehman-Wilzig
There's something about trees. Shel Silverstein's children's book classic The Giving Tree proves the point. Trees are sustenance. They provide comfort and love, even shelter. Unconditional love is what they bestow. But do we give back? With Tu B'Shvat as the next holiday on our collective radar, beginning the evening of Feb. 7, the question is a timely one. The...
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As a child, Eric Goldberg remembers planting trees in plastic cups and attending mini-seders as part of religious school lessons on Tu B'Shevat. Now a rabbi at the same childhood synagogue, Shir Ami-Bucks County Jewish Congregation, Goldberg will help lead a seder this week intended not just for kids, but the entire congregation. As the world has grown more conscious...
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Over the past decade, Israeli artist Tal Shochat has scoured her homeland for the perfect cypress, plum, palm and other particular trees. Even after settling on an ideal specimen, she often waited patiently until the plant dripped with luscious fruit before photographing it, taking care to clean each branch first. From this painstaking process she compiled a series of large-format...
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