Daily Archive: January 12, 2015

Jan 12 2015

Who Ate the Garlic?- Jewish Teachings on Not Embarrassing Others

Who Ate the Garlic? As part of our Bar/Bat Mitzvah studies, I have the pleasure of walking to Starbucks with our young people and hearing each of their unique perspectives on life. Of course, Starbucks was closed on the day Ben and I tried to go there, but we still had a good chat and …

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Jan 12 2015

Amazing Grace- Sources on Grace from Traditional and Surprising Sources

  Amazing Grace   Biblical   The Hebrew word “kheyn”, is derived from roots meaning, “yearn towards, long for, be merciful, compassionate, favorable, inclined towards.” a few references:   Genesis 33:11- Jacob urges Esau to accept his gifts; “God has been gracious to me- I have everything” Numbers 6:25- the priestly blessing; “May God’s face …

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