Posts Tagged ‘Rabbi Herschel Finman’

This Week’s Torah Portion: Service To The Creator

Parshat Vayikra: Leviticus 1:1-5:26; Deuteronomy 26:17-19; I Samuel 15:1-34. (Shabbat Zachor) By Rabbi Hershel Finman This week, the portion discusses the procedure for various sacrifices. One such sacrifice was the sin offering. A person was obligated to bring a sin offering if he unintentionally transgressed a commandment whose intentional violation would be punished by death.…

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Yom Kippur – Online Confessions allows you to apologize anonymously — but does it really allow you to atone? Technology affects nearly every aspect of life today, so why not the Day of Atonement? With Yom Kippur nearly here, some Jews comfortable with using the internet have taken to confessing or apologizing for their sins or shortcomings on an…

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At night around the camp fire, staff and campers check in and discuss weekly goals.

Wilderness Therapy

Sponsored by our community partners Pain Free Life Centers Photos courtesy of BaMidbar Wildnerness Therapy Detroiter helps shape Colorado camp for young Jews struggling with mental health issues. Growing up in a Lubavitch home in Oak Park that was open to all Jews but closed to secular values, Hindy Finman reached adolescence in a happy bubble.…

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