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Forgotten Miracles - Reflections on First Born Children and Redemption

`This week’s Torah portion, Ki Tisa, contains a lot of excitement.  Moses receives the tablets containing the ten commandments, finds the people worshiping the golden... Read More
Posted in: Lifecycles
Complaints and Compliments

Complaints and Compliments

Have you ever noticed how much people like to complain?  Many people seem to be hard-wired to be critical, to evaluate, and to complain.  Jews... Read More
Torah Tiger Mother - Mishpatim 5771

Torah Tiger Mother - Mishpatim 5771

There has been much in the media in the last few weeks about Amy Chua’s new book: The Battle Hymn of the Tiger Mother.  As... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Storahtelling Winter Sale

Storahtelling Winter Sale

This month only, Storahtelling is offering savings up to 20% off on a variety of programs!  Re-imagine Purim, Passover, Shavuot, Shabbat (for all ages!) by... Read More
Gen-ethics (January 2011)

Gen-ethics (January 2011)

One of the things that I like to do is take the secular and religious, put them in a context and see what happens.  I... Read More
Fantastic Storahtelling Weekend

Fantastic Storahtelling Weekend

  It’s been almost seven years since I took a week-long Storahtelling seminar at Elat Chayyim (now part of the Isabella Freedman Jewish Retreat Seminar),... Read More
Posted in: Arts & Culture
The Community Kollel of Sharon
Clergy Against Bullets - Yitro 5771

Clergy Against Bullets - Yitro 5771

Yitro 5771- Clergy Against BulletsShabbat Shalom. Let me tell you about my wonderful baby-sitter, Lillie Frazier.  Lillie joined us just before I was born, having... Read More
Posted in: Social Activism
JanS76

It is a Tree of Life for All to See and Treasure

One of my most treasured memories is planting a dried lima bean in a small, cardboard milk container I filled with black dirt. My kindergarten... Read More
Posted in: Kids & Parenting
Me'ah

Sitting in Meah, Standing at Sinai

One evening, when I was teaching Revelation at Sinai, ineluctably the question arose: "I did not stand at Sinai; how then am I to relate... Read More