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“Not Lost in (Cyber-) Space”

Rabbi Galit Levy-Slater, June 2018 Published in Jewish Community Chronicle (Long Beach) My friends and members of my congregation will be the first to tell you that I am “not your grandfather’s rabbi.” I was raised in a family and an environment that gave me an insight into

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It’s Mazal Tov Monday @ UJUC

  Rabbi Daniel Boaz Betzel recently officiated two weddings, the first a marriage decades over due/in-coming. The ceremony was a beautiful testament to the efficacy of the enduring nature of love. And the second, a union that proves true love transcends geography,

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UJUC Creates a Bridge

Rabbi Ivan Browner, UJUC Founder writes from Tokyo, Japan In today’s day and age, we as a people find ourselves closer together in so many ways.  Advances in Technology and engineering, allow me to type this blog, and instantly share it with people all over the world at

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Charity Overload

By Rabbi Deborah Reichmann Give now! Crowdfund! It’s my birthday, donate to my fundraiser! Support my cause! We can’t do it without you! Your donation will save a life! It is relentless. It has stopped prodding our consciences. It isn’t even an annoyance anymore, it has

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Rabbi Daniel Betzel

Rabbi Betzel serves the Greater Columbus metro area where he officiates life-cycle events for Jewish and interfaith families.  Rabbi Betzel also serves as an Ohio Ambassador for Sar El–The National Project for the Volunteers for Israel. Rabbi Betzel spends several

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Dance Partners

Rabbi Diane Rose Those of us who are part of progressive spiritual groups and participate in interfaith activities often speak of the belief that all religions are here to serve the same purpose in different ways. Whether we are Jewish, Muslim, Christian, Hindu… aren’t we

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Transforming Fate Into Destiny

May 17, 2017 Rabbi Dina London Recently, I attended a performance at the Goodman Theater in Chicago called “Destiny of Desire,” a take on the Spanish soap opera. The playwright, Karen Zacarias, was quoted in the playbill as saying, “Destiny is different from fate. 

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Purim: A Chance to Let Loose

February 23, 2017| by Rabbi Linda Goldberg Purim comes not a moment too soon, March 11-12, this year. While I always look forward to its approach as a sign that winter is nearly past, this year observing Purim seems especially relevant. It offers a fine occasion to remember

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Rabbi Linda Goldberg

Rabbi Linda’s passion is helping Jews and interfaith families of all backgrounds and interests enhance their lives with Judaism. She is an independent rabbi, serving individuals as opposed to a congregation; and she did her research project on Jews who are not members of

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