Archive by category "Jewish Learning"

Category: Jewish Learning

 
Our Power to Bring Good into the World
May 25, 2022
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
Today we are rocked... but sadly not shocked... by the murder of 19 children and two adults in Texas....
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Reliable Transportation Is a Necessity for Successful Day Schools
April 18, 2022
Sandy Myers Grawert Associate Director, Jewish Community Relations Committee
Reliable transportation is part of the foundation of the success of any school and is often the only way that both parents can hold employment....
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A Question for Passover
April 11, 2022
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
Our Greater MetroWest community is privileged to be in history at a time when we are financially unfettered, locally and globally interconnected with ...
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When Creation and Destruction Meet
September 1, 2021
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
The Jewish calendar revolves around the moon. The lunar cycle determines our months, years, and holidays. One date that is determined by the sun......
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The Illumination of the Soul
June 14, 2021
Dov Ben-Shimon Federation CEO
Our deep commitment to this community’s history has taken many forms. I’m deeply proud to live in Greater MetroWest, a community that is rooted in the...
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Juneteenth – One Month Later
July 15, 2020
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
I’m not gonna lie. I was ignorant about Juneteenth until last month....
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Mightily Blessed
February 4, 2020
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
There is a deep and wide and strong stream of rational thought flowing through centuries of Jewish discourse that eschews superstition, omens, amulets...
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There’s a Here- Here
December 19, 2019
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
For as long as our collective memory can recall, we have been playing dreidel, winning and losing according to the letters on the four-sided top with ...
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The Thanks-givers
November 26, 2019
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
We are thanks-givers. Our very name, Yehudim (Jews), refers to Jacob’s son, Judah, one of the few remaining tribes from which most of us are descended...
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Soothe the Sting, Savor the Sweet
September 25, 2019
Robert Lichtman Chief Jewish Learning Officer
The honey on our Rosh Hashanah tables that quickly gets messy from all of us dipping apples, challah, or what-have-you to symbolize our wishes for a ...
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