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Wrapping Ourselves Up in God

When I work with students the week before their B’nai Mitzvah, I teach them to put on tefillin. (BTW, a big yashar koach to the Men’s Club for their World Wide Wrap and work with SCJLL leading up to the event). I talk about the concept that putting on tefillin is a physical manifestation of…

Why We Remember

Mishanichnas Adar marbim b’simchah (Taanit 29). When we enter the month of Adar, we have great joy. After all, Purim will not be long after. This year, Purim is on March 2nd with Erev Purim on March 1st. It is not Purim that I am going to talk about in this piece. It is the…

Shaping Interfaith Relations

I am honored to be asked to be a founding board member of the Interfaith Solidarity Network. My work will help to shape interfaith relations in the San Fernando Valley. As we work towards unity and understanding between faith groups, our goal is to have each other’s backs.  When a Jew is affected by hate…