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BlogShalom · 4h ago

Eighteen Years, Six Blessings and One Wish

Cheryl and I at our wedding, 18 years ago, May 30, 1999 On Tuesday, May 30th, Cheryl and I will … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 2W ago

My Thoughts on the Religious Freedom Executive Order

In 1954, President Lyndon B. Johnson was a senator from Texas. Frustrated by a political opponent who was receiving support … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 3W ago

Why is there a Goat in the Sanctuary?

Why is there a Goat in the Sanctuary? Learn why below! I am still processing some of the decisions that … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 3W ago

Just One of 8,680,000 Israelis to Celebrate this Yom Ha’atzmaut

George Deek, a diplomat working at the Israeli Ministry of Foreign Affairs As Israel turns 69 on Monday evening and … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 1M ago

Finding Inspiration In The Darkness Of The Holocaust

As the sun sets on Sunday evening, Yom HaShoah, Holocaust Memorial Day, begins. On this somber day, we remember the … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 1M ago

This Passover: 4 Children In Memory Of 24,000 Syrian Children

Five-year-old Omran Daqneesh, rescued after an airstrike by Syrian or Russian aircraft on his town in Syria in August, 2016. Last … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 2M ago

The Need To Confront A Shocking Reality

Yesterday, it was announced that an 18-year-old Jewish, Israeli-American was in custody in Israel, accused of placing the majority of … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 2M ago

A Gift For Purim: Believe In Good!

An image from Unsung Hero: TVC Thai Life Sunday is Purim, the most joyful day on the Jewish calendar. Sadly, … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 2M ago

Today’s Community-Wide Gathering Addressing Anti-Semitism

This morning I joined with other rabbis, Jewish professionals, law enforcement – including members of the FBI, FEMA, BSO and … Continue reading →
BlogShalom · 2M ago

Silence Is Not An Option

This morning, the David Posnack Hebrew Day School and the entire Posnack JCC in Davie (and JCC’s across the country) … Continue reading →