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Posts Tagged ‘Wisdom’

Dr. Stephen Goldman

With A Terminal Illness, What Do You Pray For This Yontef?

a reflection by Dr. Stephen Goldman L’shanah haba’ah b’Yerushalyim! These words end the final closing service every Yom Kippur. Our fasting (maybe) and praying are finished. We have just completed 10 of the most important days on our calendar. We do this, hopefully, every year. Each year we pray to be inscribed in the Book…

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Parshat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9; Micah 5:6-6:8. donkey ass going up to mount sinai.

Weekly Torah Portion – That Still Small Voice

Parshat Balak: Numbers 22:2-25:9; Micah 5:6-6:8 Sometimes wisdom comes from the voices we least expect. In Balak, it comes from an ass. Sometimes wisdom comes from the voices we hold close to our hearts. In my life, that voice is often my late father-in-law, Robert Long. These vastly disparate voices come together for me in…

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The Inner Life of a Golem by Judith Joseph

Carrying On

A collective of artists apply their Judaic studies to “What We Carry,” opening at the Janice Charach Gallery. In 2015, 12 Jewish artists were chosen by Chicago’s Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning and Leadership to participate in the Midwest Jewish Artists Lab. The year-long residency allowed the artists access to Spertus’ archives of art, artifacts…

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