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Religion: We will build the world from loving kindness

At the end of the school year, my childhood rabbi gave us the same homework assignment every summer: Read a good book; take a...

Religion: Why is this night different from all other nights? 

“Why is this night different from all other nights?” On Monday, April 22, Jews around the world will recite this question during their Passover...

Religion: Was it not just for this moment?

I was born in the shadow of the Holocaust. My earliest memories are of Holocaust survivors coming to our house, telling their stories to...

Religion: The cracked pot

The Jewish prayerbook includes a morning prayer that says: “In God’s goodness, day after day, God renews creation.” God did not set the world...

Religion: Becoming the best version of ourselves

If you were told to repent the day before you die, when should you start repenting? Right now!  Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur (10 days...

Religion: Ending hate and religious bias

This week, Jews around the world observed Tisha B’Av, a commemoration known only by its date, the ninth day of the Hebrew month of...

Religion: Banish the Darkness, Spread the Light

As we approach the darkest time of the year, Jews prepare to celebrate Hanukkah, the Festival of Lights. The ancient story took place in...

Religion: Guard My Speech

How powerful words are! Rabbi Seymour J Cohen wrote: “Words can inspire, destroy, console us, entice us. Throughout history words promoted hatred, murder, even...

Religion: A Thanksgiving invitation

All of South County is invited to the annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service, held Nov. 20 at Congregation Emeth, 17835 Monterey Street, Morgan Hill, beginning...

Congregations to host online, drive-in Hanukkah celebrations

Two local Jewish congregations will host online and socially distant celebrations of Hanukkah, which begins Dec. 10 and continues through Dec. 18.

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