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How Do you Spell Chanukah?

12/06/2018 04:01:24 PM

Dec6

Rabbi Daniel Dorsch

Each year when we come to December there is a singular debate that rages among the Jewish people. It is a debate divides households. It divides communities. It divides Jews from our non-Jewish neighbor. That debate, is of course, how you are supposed to spell the word חנוכה.   Fred Davis pointed out to me last Shabbat when he looked at my source sheet that I spelled חנוכה at least two different ways in English. Yet according to...Read more...

Memories of childhood thanksgivings

12/03/2018 11:52:58 AM

Dec3

Growing up, my mother was the best driver I knew. We were carried from place to place seamlessly. Then, when I began to drive, I realized the horrible, God-awful, truth: that my mother’s driving skills did not exactly “live up” to her superb mothering skills. As children we were oblivious to her machinations; but as a driving adult sitting in the passenger seat I  constantly felt my right foot pushing for the brake that was never...Read more...

Thu, December 13 2018 5 Tevet 5779