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How to Jew: Presents for Passover?

Above: The bracelet the author gave to his wife for Passover. Photo by Edmon J. Rodman What do we wear to celebrate the Exodus from Egypt? ...
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From Exodus to Israel in a month

During a recent Tot Shabbat at my synagogue, sometime between the kids “skipping, skipping, skipping” and “hopping, hopping, hopping” to ...
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Dina Garcia with her husband, Daniel, and son, Brandon. Photo courtesy of Dina Garcia

A special education

When Dina Garcia was born, she was blue and not breathing. Ten months later, her parents learned she has cerebral palsy, a neurological disorder ...
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Tradition holds that King David, shown here in a stained glass window in St. Michael and All Angels Church in the United Kingdom, is among the authors of the psalms.

Healing power

Tradition says the 150 psalms in the book Tehillim, or Praises, were written by King David and some other well-known, wise men. Scholarship says ...
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Friends of a feather chavurah together

A small group of like-minded Jews: I like this Wikipedia definition of the Hebrew word chavurah, which comes from chaver, meaning friend or ...
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