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Take the Elevator to the Top

The Tenth of Tishrei, the date of Yom Kippur, marks the anniversary of when Moshe (Moses) descended from Mount Sinai for the second time, following the people’s sin with the Golden Calf. B’nai Yisroel (Children of Israel) and Moshe prayed that God should hear their plea for atonement and forgiveness from such an unfathomable sin. [Read More]

A Parent’s Cry for Help

Our oldest son informed us that he was dating a Christian girl.  At the start, we reluctantly accepted the relationship, expecting that it would not last. After all, how could it?  He attended Jewish day school through eighth grade, and continued his Jewish studies through high school. We were active in our synagogue, kept kosher [Read More]

Alex’s Story

My parents and I immigrated to the United States from the former USSR. We were raised as atheists but I did receive some training in Judaism by attending the local Jewish community center, and a Jewish summer camp. These really didn’t do too much for me. I knew that I was Jewish, but I didn’t [Read More]