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Edible Sukkahs!

I LOVE Sukkot and I’ve endeared myself to many children by having edible sukkah-making as a regular part of my Sukkot parties. You can do this will a party crowd or just your own family – or even just you!     Sweet Edible Sukkah for Kids (and some grownups!) Graham crackers for the walls…

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Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre + virtual events

Welcome back to the weird world of Covid in America! In fact, in Jewish America, where we don’t attend services together. How are you doing? I have a few things to share and I hope to hear how your holiday is going thus far. How did Rosh Hashanah go? I was pleasantly surprised by how…

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Basic Judaism Classes Fall 2020

I’m pleased to say that there are plenty of basic Judaism classes available online this fall. Check below to find one that fits your needs.   Ongoing Intro to Judaism Join a diverse group of seekers, thinkers, and Jewish explorers on a year long journey to discover the practices and teachings of Judaism. We will…

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My Atheist Wife Refuses to go to Jewish Events

Dear Dawn: I am Jewish and my wife is an atheist (family hasn’t been Christian for three generations so there are no issues with that). We had a Jewish wedding and agreed to raise our future child Jewish. While we were engaged, my wife took a yearlong conversion prep class (didn’t convert). But since our marriage…

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