Posts Tagged FFOZ

Rav Shlomo, Abraham, and the Pagans

The late Rabbi Shlomo Carlebach was one of the most influential rabbis of the last one hundred years. Through his singing, storytelling, and charismatic personality he had a knack for reaching the most wayward Jews and bringing them back to their roots. But he didn’t limit his […]

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Judaism for Dummies

I had my first encounter with Judaism when I met an Army chaplain who also happened to be a rabbi. I had never met a rabbi before, but I was a big fan of the Jewish people. So I told him so. In exactly those words, actually: […]

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Jews and Gentiles, Rebuilding Ruins Together

The High Holy Day season is always a powerful time of reflection and assessment. The Scripture passages chosen to accompany these holidays contribute to the spiritual depth of the season. I was particularly struck this year by a section of the Haftarah portion that is read every […]

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