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Basic Judaism Classes Fall 2020

There appears to be a scarcity of basic Judaism classes this fall. It doesn’t surprise me as synagogues are in INVENT mode.  Here’s what I have so far but check back as I will add any I discover. Also, if your synagogue is offering a class and it is open to nonmembers, please let me…

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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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Definition of a Tzedek

One rabbi’s message to her congregation about Justice Ruth Bader Ginsberg. Shanah Tovah! Just before Rosh Hashanah, we heard the news of the death of a modern Jewish hero, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg. She lived her life as a proud Jewish woman. Justice Ginsburg worked tirelessly, throughout her career, for gender equality and women’s rights. Having faced sexism…

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