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Home Shalom Monday Message #33

Home Shalom promotes healthy relationships and facilitates the creation of judgement free, safe spaces in the Jewish community. Home Shalom is a program of...

A Moment in Time: A Thanksgiving Message from the Shapiro – Galperin Home

Dear all, From our home to your home, Happy Thanksgiving! With love and shalom, Rabbi Zach Shapiro and Controller Ron Galperin

Thankful during COVID: We Said Go Travel News Nov 2020

Nov News 2020 with We Said Go Travel: I hope you had a Happy COVID19 Thanksgiving. 2020 has been...

Interpreting Life’s Artistry Without Originality

Of life’s artistry interpreters, we find originality a commodity that’s very rare. Artfully we all try to fine-tune without finality great melodies already in the air. Sting (Gordon...

From Darkness to Wisdom — Thoughts on Torah Portion Vayeitzei 2020

I can imagine Jacob justifiably bemoaning his fate as he trudges toward Paddam Aram. Jacob was the one, the Bible tells us, who was...

The Lucas Project: How You Can Help Boys with ALD

Lucas' Story When Lucas was 3 months old we were notified that he tested...

Love Like Jacob – a poem for Torah portion Vateze

So Jacob worked for Rachel seven years, but they appeared to him like a few days because of his love for her.          ...

How Jewish Vegetarians Celebrate Thanksgiving

This is why on Thanksgiving non-vegetarians have a custom to eat turkey. It’s because the tasty bird was thought to come from India, whose Hebraic name is hodu,...

Home Shalom Monday Message #32

Home Shalom promotes healthy relationships and facilitates the creation of judgement free, safe spaces in the Jewish community. Home Shalom is a program of...

You’re Not a Bad Jewish Mom If Your Kid Wants Santa Claus to Come to Your House

You’re not a bad Jewish mom if your kid wants Santa Claus to come to your house. You haven’t failed to share your love...

The Book Truck READ-A-THON December 6, 2020

WANT TO READ FOR A GREAT CAUSE? JOIN THE BOOK TRUCK 2020 READ-A-THON! 4TH ANNUAL READ-A-THON! On Dec. 6th, participants will...

Poetry Inspired By Rabbi Jonathan Sacks

The 13 poems in this collection were inspired by the teachings and books of Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks. In the flood of appreciation for...

A Moment in Time: The Blessing of Renewal

Dear all, Each fall, there is a series of Jewish Holy Days and Festivals that last nearly an entire month, beginning with Rosh HaShanah and...

Israel’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan Shares How He Could Not Keep His Promise

On November 16, 2020, George Deek, Israel’s Ambassador to Azerbaijan posted a thread on Twitter: “I am Israel’s ambassador to Azerbaijan. I’ve been a...

Flowers Amid the Masks

By Cherice Taylor, 2020 Can you see the flowers? I can. I see families walking together.

The Rule of Threes – A poem for Parsha Toldot

And the man became great, and he grew constantly greater until he had grown very great. Of all the numbers in the ancient text three is one of...

A Dreidel for Hanukkah

Song by Emily Stern from Rebbe Nachman's teaching about the mystical meaning of the dreidel. What did a star do to be awarded thus? and what did...

Home Shalom Monday Message #31

Home Shalom promotes healthy relationships and facilitates the creation of judgement free, safe spaces in the Jewish community. Home Shalom is a program of...

STAY TUNED: On Characterization

Q: Where is the line when I rely on my personality too much for a character? I’ve gotten feedback for a certain archetype that...

#STETupelo: Lisa Niver is the Keynote Speaker!

The 2nd annual Southern Travelers Explore Conference February 19th-21st, 2021 in Tupelo, Mississippi. Bloggers, influencers, journalists, CVBs, DMOs,...

Aren’t the Heavens Far Too Far?

Aren’t the heavens far too far from earth for us to pay them very much attention? Should not earth’s accommodating girth, despite its gross distension and pretension, inspire...

A Moment in Time: St🛑p before you Start

Dear all, On a recent bike ride, I came across a sign shaped like a stop sign, but that read, “start.” It reminded me of...

The Water in Your Well – A poem for Parsha Chayei Sarah

and she will say, 'Drink, and I will also water your camels I didn’t have much growing up but I have everything now and I’m glad to...

Home Shalom Monday Message #30

Home Shalom promotes healthy relationships and facilitates the creation of judgement free, safe spaces in the Jewish community. Home Shalom is a program of...

The Electoral Collage – a poem for Torah Portion Vayera

Arise, go forth from this place, for the Lord is destroying the city It is election night and I don’t want to go to sleep without knowing...

A Moment in Time: A Prayer for our Country

Dear all, On Wednesday evening, as our country continued counting votes, and as political differences exposed the great divide in our nation, our congregation came...

The Gift of Kindness: 2020, COVID and Chanukah

I have always loved the stories about Chanukah when a small group of Maccabean soldiers were victorious against powerful King Antiochus and...

Home Shalom Monday Message #29

Home Shalom promotes healthy relationships and facilitates the creation of judgement free, safe spaces in the Jewish community. Home Shalom is a program of...

30 Inspiring Books Worth Adding to Your COVID-19 Summer Reading List

Few hobbies are more pandemic-proof or recession-proof than reading. Whether you prefer hardcovers or e-books, you can read just about anywhere. Many of us...

Can We Make America Great Again Together?

By Elwood Hopkins I believe we really can make America great again. And we can decisively begin in just...

New Articles

Israel’s UN Ambassador Demands Recognition of Jewish Refugees

Israel passed its first laws recognizing some citizens of Arab descent as refugees in 2002

Naftali Bennett: Approving a Palestinian State Would Be ‘Biggest Mistake’

Israeli Knesset Member Naftali Bennett warned that Israel approving a Palestinian state would be the “biggest mistake” of the country’s history.

Jewish Groups Call Out Online Retailers for Selling ‘Holocough’ Shirts

Jewish groups have called out two online retailers for selling “Holocough” t-shirts.

Abbas Seeks United Stance With Amman, Cairo Ahead of Talking to Biden

The Media Line — Palestinian Authority President Mahmoud Abbas conducted his first diplomatic tour of the year, meeting with Jordan’s King Abdullah in Aqaba...

Rashida Tlaib Retweets ‘From the River to the Sea’ Tweet

The tweet that Tlaib retweeted read, “From the river to the sea, Palestine will be free."

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