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When the Barber Shop Gets Spiritual

When the Barber Shop Gets Spiritual

Every year I discover new dimension in the Jewish calendar, sparking my curiosity about some ancient custom or ritual and looking for meaning and application in my everyday life. Enter Lag B’Omer. This year, my next haircut is getting spiritual. Lag B'Omer? Say What?...

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Marking Yom HaZikaron

The full name of Yom HaZikaron - Israeli Memorial Day - is "Memorial Day for the Fallen Soldiers of Israel and Victims of Terrorism." What began as a time to remember Israeli soldiers killed in the line of duty later expanded to remember victims of terrorism as well,...

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Passover Pro-Tips

A not exhaustive but decently comprehensive list for seder hosting By: Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh   Plan Ahead The beginning of the seder should not be the first time you’re picking up the Haggadah. Get to know the book, and make some decisions about what you want to...

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The Love You Give

A not exhaustive but decently comprehensive list for seder hosting By: Rabbi Jeff Stombaugh   Plan Ahead The beginning of the seder should not be the first time you’re picking up the Haggadah. Get to know the book, and make some decisions about what you want to...

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