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Have Courage

Well, we all know the answer to that question posed by the Cowardly Lion in “The Wizard of Oz,” don’t we?
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Crossing Our Red Sea Alone — Together

There is one tradition at my synagogue that I only recently came to fully appreciate. On the Friday night before a young person is to become a bar ...
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The author’s son on a recent visit to the family farm.

Down on the Farm

"There’s magic in this place.” That’s what I told my 4-year-old son as we walked the 50 yards from my 92-year-old grandmother’s house to the white barn that once housed scores of dairy cows. Today, there’s a black calf named Precious and maybe a dozen cows my uncle watches for another farmer.
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Running shoes

Steppin’ Out

An essential part of Judaism, according to some, is to become not just spiritually fit, but also physically. So don’t expect God to be OK with ...
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Thank Goodness for Thanksgivukah

I’ll never forget how awesome it was to be 10 in 1986 — and not because of the debut of “Pee-wee’s Playhouse” on TV or Tom Cruise’s ...
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