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Hollis Hills Bayside Jewish Center

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  • Shabbat Vaera 5780 I keep an email folder on each and every weekly Torah portion, collecting wisdom and commentary from a wide variety of published sources. Since I am a firm believer in Judaism’s emphasis on reading and listening over writing and speaking, I consult my teachers and colleagues to see what texts and ideas inspire them. For instance, ...
  • Shabbat Shemot 5780 When we think of spirituality, we usually think of things ephemeral and esoteric. The term itself is based on a word, spirit, that is intangible and therefore not subject to the rules that apply to concrete and tangible things. That would lead one to think that there is little-to-no connection between the spirit and the ...
  • Shabbat Vayehi 5780 In the final moments of his life, our third patriarch, Ya’akov, prepares to give his children a picture of the future. Instead, he proceeds to reflect on their past. “And Ya’akov called his sons and said, ‘Come together that I may tell you what is to befall you in days to come…Reuven, you are my ...
  • Shabbat Vayigash 5780 Now that Yosef has told his brothers who he really is, it’s time to get his father to join the rest of the family in Egypt. What’s more, when Pharaoh gets word of the connection, he instructs Yosef to tell his brothers to fetch their dad and reunite the family. “Do as follows: take from ...
  • Shabbat Vayigash 5780 Now that Yosef has told his brothers who he really is, it’s time to get his father to join the rest of the family in Egypt. What’s more, when Pharaoh gets word of the connection, he instructs Yosef to tell his brothers to fetch their dad and reunite the family. “Do as follows: take from the land of Egpyt ...
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