Monthly Archives: February 2013

Join the Four Day Journey to Freedom in anticipation of Passover, with Rabbi Daniel Cohen: Friday, March 22nd – Monday, March 25th

Join the Four Day Journey to Freedom in anticipation of Passover, with Rabbi Daniel Cohen: Friday, March 22nd – Monday, March 25th. With Purim behind us, we are about to embark on the journey of Passover. The aisles in the … Continue reading

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Is Elvis in the House?

Every year our family dresses in a thematic costume. We have masqueraded as Pirates, Greasers, Indians, characters from the Wizard of Oz and more. This year we donned costumes as French artists with a beret, brush and all. A couple … Continue reading

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Pay It Forward on Purim

Giving is contagious. Check out this Starbucks “experiment” a couple of years ago. A small gesture of holiday cheer grew to involve about 500 coffee drinkers in a chain of giving in Marysville, Washington. At about 8 a.m. Wednesday, a … Continue reading

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The Four Questions of Purim

What are the four questions of Purim? How can we grow from the 24 hour experience? The four traditions of Purim signify four dimensions of development. The Reading of the Book of Esther – The miracle of Purim represents our … Continue reading

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The Lights

For the Jews there was light and gladness. This verse from the Book of Esther celebrates the possibility of joy following a time of intense darkness and sadness. For the Jews in the time of Purim, they could not envision … Continue reading

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