Phillies vs. Yom Kippur

      Tonight’s Phillies’ playoffs game-Kol Nidre conflict has inspired a lot of commentary, a few jokes, and I am guessing a few dvr’s ready to record.  I hope the schedule conflict […]

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Apology: The Time is Now

by Rabbi Jill Maderer  (Kol Nidre sermon delivered 9/27/09) “This evening I let my emotions get the best of me,” Congressman Joe Wilson said in a statement to the press. […]

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It’s In Your Hands: Ethical Speech Online

 By Rabbi Jill Maderer  (Rosh Hashanah sermon delivered 9/19/09) “What’s on your mind?” asks Facebook. “Share and discover what’s happening right now, anywhere in the world,” invites Twitter.  “Broadcast yourself,” challenges Youtube.  […]

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High Holy Day Obligations

By Rabbi William Kuhn Apples and honey are perfect symbols for the beginning of the Jewish New Year, because the sweetness of the apples is intensified by the honey taste […]

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