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New Essex Masorti Synagogue’s 30th Anniversary

Coincidences are often mirrored in life. Seven weeks after my husband Ramon passed away I was asked to write about New Essex Masorti Synagogue’s 30th anniversary. We had joined NEMS seven weeks after it was founded by a remarkable group...

Posted on 7 September 2016, By Anne Luder

This is a parashah concerned with the governance of a new society, its clarion call as strong today as ever: “Justice, justice you shall pursue!”  For the most serious infractions, death is the punishment.  And yet this parashah con...

Posted on 7 September 2016, By Rabbi Roderick Young