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Strange Thoughts- A new take on Loving the Stranger

Crossposted at Jewschool When newspaper style guides started adopting “they ” and “their” as singular, gender-neutral pronouns a friend told me, “I get why this should be done. It is the right thing to do. But it is going to … Continue reading

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The Othering of Tzedaka in Jewish Education

PENNY IN THE PUSHKA Penny in the pushka, Penny in the pot, We give tzedakah right before Shabbat. Counting all the pennies, nickels, quarters, too It’s fun to help each other, It’s what we ought to do. One for the … Continue reading

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Getting in the mood for Pesach

My favourite way to get inspired for my seders is  watching the classic Freedom Seder  which took place on April 4, 1969, the first anniversary of the death of Dr. Martin Luther King, the third night of Passover. Hundreds of people … Continue reading

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