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Lilac Blooms

On this beautiful Shabbat we are enjoying the fragrance of lilacs.  Hoping that your day is blessed.  Shalom!

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When I was growing up we would often talk about celebrating mass, but it never really felt like a “celebration” in the normal sense of the word. 170 more words


Parashat Bamidbar / פרשת במדבר

Shabbat Times Olongapo, Central Luzon, Philippines

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I made it to the weekend!

What a week! I can’t remember being under so much pressure at work; it’s been quite a while. And I have to say I think if I’m saying that the pressure is enormous, I can tolerate quite a bit. 167 more words

Shabbat Shalom from Ari'el, Israel.

We have checked into the hotel hosting next week’s Congress and are meeting other delegates. Dinner and erev shabbat gathering in a bit. Please keep us in your prayers as we prepare our hearts. 11 more words


Bamidbar: Centering in the Wilderness

Bamidbar is both the name of the fourth book of the Torah (referred to in English as Book of Numbers) and this week’s portion. After receiving the 10 Commandments at Mount Sinai, Bamidbar/Numbers tells the Israelites journey through the wilderness.   730 more words