“Freedom At Last!” – Jerusalem Post

Photo credit: Marc Israel Sellem

“Freedom At Last!” by Tikva Orian 04/16/2014 This Passover I will be celebrating differently than I have become accustomed to in past years.  This year, I won’t feel degraded, unsupported, abused by the system. This year I am a free woman. This must be how they felt when they left Egypt: not blind vis-a-vis the long …

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Parshat Kedoshim — Rabbi Riskin (text)

Rabbi Riskin (credit: Ariel Jerozolimski)

Shabbat Shalom: Parshat Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1-20:27) Efrat, Israel – “You shall love your neighbor as yourself; I am the Lord” (Leviticus 19:18). One of the most oft-quoted verses of the Bible appears in this week’s Torah reading, “You shall love your neighbor as yourself, I am the Lord” (Lev.19:18). In fact, one of the towering figures …

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