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We’re On Our Way to Sinai

by Arliene Botnick, April 30, 2024

On the second night of Passover, we began counting the Omer (a sheaf of barley), and we will count the Omer for 49 days, and on the 50th day, we…

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We Remember Isaiah

by Arliene Botnick, March 31, 2024

He was not officially a member of the education committee, but he was at every event the education committee planned. As soon as he heard we were planning a class…

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History or Fiction – The Story of Purim is Still True!

by Arliene Botnick, February 28, 2024

14 Adar. “And the month was turned from sorrow to gladness from mourning to joy.” (The scroll of Esther. 9:22) As we complete Adar 1, and look forward to the…

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The Power of Prayer

by Arliene Botnick, January 31, 2024

Perhaps my most favourite reading from our Siddur is the passage adapted from Abraham Joshua Heschel. We read the following words: “With prayer we invite God‘s presence to suffuse our…

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