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My Course on Non-Conformist Judaism at Hevria Academy

About a year ago, I launched a series of Torah classes that has taken me on an inspiring journey. The chief complaint of the mostly Millennial group who asked me to teach this class, was that they were fluent in the basics of Judaism, they knew the curated…

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Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur Services

The High Holidays are upon us. For the last 7 years, I have been in Venice for the High Holidays. I will certainly miss that experience this year. A few people asked me if I would be leading a High Holidays service this year. I…

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Why Can’t We Argue Civilly?

Orthodox Judaism emphasizes Talmud study. Some people love the analysis and debate format of the Talmud but other people prefer studying the final decisions of the Talmud. They don’t enjoy the argument and discussion in the Talmud, and they most certainly do not love the…

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