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Parashat Balak

I leave you for this Shabbat with a great d’var Torah written by a guy I’ve never met :)  Michael Greenberg is an elementary school teacher in Staten Island, NY, and a member of Congregation Knesseth Israel in Bound Brook, NJ.  Not to be cliche, but we met on Facebook.  We have a mutual friend, … Continue reading

Preschool Theology, Part II

Overheard in the bath: my daughter Shayna, the daughter of very ideological Reform Jews, and her cousin Maia, daughter of my brother and sister-in-law, who are Orthodox (the girls are the same age – just a few months apart): Shayna: Maia, guess what?  God lives in my pupik. Maia, very shocked: SHAYNA! THAT’S NOT TZNIUS … Continue reading