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This week I visited a friend, a young mother and JWRP Trippie, with cancer. She was grappling with the question everyone has when facing challenging times, “Why is this happening to me?” Her question came without anger or recrimination and hung silently in the air until our other friend jumped in to say, “You’ll be …

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Living Our Beliefs

Chanukah is around the corner – the festival of lights and dedication. The Maccabees, a ragtag band of Temple kohanim (priests), miraculously vanquished the large and mighty army of the Syrian Greeks. They then returned to clean up and rededicate the Temple. Wanting to light the Menorah, they searched for oil and were able to …

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