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Thursday, December 3, 2020

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A Moment in Time: Breaking Boundaries

Dear all, As I was prepping milk for my children the other day, I saw the most incredible sight in the briefest moment in time....

People Have to Eat Every Day — A Poem for Torah Portion Ki Tavo

in the third year, the year of the tithe, you shall give to the Levite, the stranger, the orphan, and the widow, so that...

MJF on Possibly Becoming the Youngest Jewish Heavyweight Champion in Wrestling History

MJF is set to wrestle in the main event of this weekend’s “All Out” pay-per-view against World Champion Jon Moxley.

Global Angel x Adrienne Bankert: A Partnership to Spread Kindness and Provide Helping Hands

BY DENISE WEAVER At a time when the world seems at its breaking point and obstacles arise daily, it is important to remember...

Ripple Effect: Race, Justice and Love

Today instead of a blog we'd like to share our students' spoken word about race justice and love. To watch the Advot Project Facebook live Listen Act...

Home Shalom Monday Message #23

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

If You March With Nazis, Guess What, You’re a Nazi

So, I have this acquaintance in Berlin. He’s part of this great big Berliner woo-woo community that I used to dip in and out of. They’re...

Online Journalist of the Year! We Said Go Travel Summer News August 2020

Summer News 2020 with We Said Go Travel: I am honored to be nominated for Online Journalist of...

A Moment in Time: Polarized or Non-Polarized?

Dear all, I was in the market for a new set of prescription sunglasses this week. The salesperson asked, “Would you like them polarized or...

That’s Not Your Ass: A Poem for Torah Portion Ki Teitzei

You shall not see your brother's ox or sheep straying, and ignore them. you shall return them to your brother. I’ve been dreaming of oxen...

The Smell of Autumn is Here

I can smell it. Literally, in Les Baux, I can. The air smells suddenly like autumn; days are getting shorter, the leaves turning gold, the grapes...

Spielberg’s Roots

Today I read the news of Steven Spielberg losing his father, who died on Aug. 25 at the amazing age of 103. While I...

Ripple Effect: Rant 

I have a really good friend. She is one of my best friends, a true soul sister. We met in a professional capacity and immediately...

Home Shalom Monday Message #22

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

Pauly Shore on His New Movie ‘Guest House,’ and the Future of ‘The Comedy Store’

Pauly Shore first broke into the mainstream in the late 1980s as an early-20-something, working as a VJ and on-air host for MTV. Shore’s...

A Moment in Time: Fitting In, Yet Making Your Mark

Dear all, Giddiness just begins to describe how I felt in the moment in time when I found this bench (Right here at Temple Akiba)....

Obligations for a New King: A Poem for Torah Portion Shoftim

I will set a king over myself, like all the nations around me Pick a king from amongst your brothers. How you define brother is up...

Azerbaijan-Israel Partnership is a Lesson on Muslim-Jewish Relations

The historic Abraham Accord, an agreement on the full normalization of relations between the State of Israel and the United Arab Emirates, opens up...

‘An American Pickle’ Was Just A Little Too Sour

When I first heard about Seth Rogen’s new Pickle movie I immediately went to watch the trailer with much anticipation and excitement. A mainstream...

Ripple Effect: Guilty

I am your quintessential Jewish woman who carries guilt like an extra limb on her body.  Guilty for not doing this, guilty for not doing...

UN World Humanitarian Day 2020 #RealLifeHeroes

This is not a story… #RealLifeHeroes | World Humanitarian Day 2020 https://youtu.be/9ZAwmEtS_6I What do you call...

While Waiting For a Vaccine…Get Your Vaccine!

Five minutes in line at our local drugstore. Totally free thanks to our insurance plan. A needle inserts into the Deltoid muscle of our...

Home Shalom Monday Message #21

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

Remembering Leo Frank’s Lynching

By Rabbi Josh Knobel, Stephen Wise Temple For those of us keeping count, today...

Writers, Producers Neil Cohen and Zack Norman on The Journey to Get ‘Chief Zabu’ Released

After three decades and just in time for the 2020 U.S. Presidential election, indie film "Chief Zabu" was finally released this months to Vudu,...

A Granddaughter’s Intuition: A Life Well Lived

How did she know? I’m a nurse, I work with the elderly on a regular basis, but how did my wife know so much...

A Moment in Time: “When You Feel Uprooted”

Dear all, I was on a walk this week when I came across a tree that had fallen, blocking most of the road. It gave...

No Animals Were Harmed in the Writing of This Poem – a poem for Torah portion Re’eh

you may eat meat, according to every desire of your soul. Hello! Vegetarian poet speaking. I’m here to tell you my soul is conflicted about its many...

David Arquette on ‘Spree,’ Getting Bar Mitzvahed at 40 and the Influence of Andy Kaufman

It has been almost 30 years since David Arquette made his on-screen debut as an actor, and not a year has gone by in which Arquette...

Singing a Little Differently

Singing is different now. Like, really, really different. I gave a concert on Friday took under an ancient Provençal oak tree, in a garden which is...

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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