April 23, 2017 •
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Do You Read?

Of course you do.  But I really mean something different.  Are you a reader? Are books important to you?  While a good mystery is fun, do you also like books that make you think?  Does good literature fire your imagination? I’m that kind of person.  And that’s one...

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BBYO Passport Trip to Nicaragua by TBA Member Noah Kudish

This summer, I spent 10 days in Nicaragua on a BBYO Passport program.  BBYO is an international Jewish youth movement, and Temple B’nai Abraham hosts the local chapter.  BBYO, among its many programs, BBYO sponsors trips to Israel and to other parts of the Jewish...

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Voices: From the Earth to Heaven… Shabbat in Szczebrzeszyn

I spent last week in Poland as a member of  an Educator's Group from Facing History And Ourselves working with the Polish Organization Forum for Dialogue, a non-Jewish organization working with young Polish students to uncover the rich and vibrant Jewish history, or...

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The Topsy Turvy Bus

My daughter Molly's summer is a bit different this year:  she's working on the Topsy Turvy Bus.  You're probably saying "huh?" which is what I said, but it's actually pretty cool. The bus is a bio-fueled environmental schoolhouse on wheels, visiting Jewish summer...

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Get ready to show your Pride!

Scheduled before the attack happened at Pulse nightclub in Orlando,  Livingston is hosting its first Rainbow Flag Raising Ceremony at the Town Oval on Thursday, June 23, beginning at 7:00 PM. Kal v'chomer-all the more so, this is a meaningful opportunity to stand in...

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A Vigil Against Gun Violence and Homophobia

June 13, 2016 8 Sivan 5776 Livingston Town Hall In the wake of the bloodshed in Orlando, an area vigil was held Monday evening at Livingston Town Hall. Rabbi Dantowitz, who has been active in gun violence prevention efforts in the state, was among the speakers. Below...

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AJWS Policy Summit

This year I am a Rabbinic Global Justice Fellow with American Jewish World Service (AJWS). AJWS is committed to helping developing nations around the globe and its “We Believe” campaign launched last year specifically focuses on getting the International Violence...

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From the TBA Mission to Eastern Europe

Boker Tov! Over the years I’ve written many of these “letters home,” generally at the end of a group or personal visit to Israel, but occasionally I’ve pushed the send button from other locales, like Barcelona and Rio de Janeiro and even, once, Indianapolis. This...

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