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Why Israel Matters (to me, at least) – Va-Et’hanan 5775

Today marks the second week of our sermon series about Israel. I wanted to spend some time together this month unpacking several takeaways from my recent trip to Israel and, in general, talking about our relationship to the Jewish State … Continue reading

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Abolish Israel’s Chief Rabbinate

Recently, Rabbi David Stav, chair of the moderate Orthodox group Tzohar,announced his candidacy for Ashkenazi chief rabbi of Israel. Stav said that he seeks the office to reach out to and make Jewish law “more relevant” for secular Israelis. To some, … Continue reading

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