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Vice President Biden at Convention 2012  
Posted on April 4, 2012

We're thrilled that Vice President Joseph Biden has accepted our invitation to address our members on Tuesday May 8 ...

We're thrilled that Vice President Joseph Biden has accepted our invitation to address our members on Tuesday May 8.

Vice President Biden, through decades of service in public life, has long been a dedicated and loyal supporter of the Jewish community and our values and priorities. 

Op-Ed: In Japan, Pride in the Jewish Response to Tsunami  
Posted on March 30, 2012

In the article below, Rabbinical Assembly member Antonio Di Gesu reflects on his experiences as a rabbi in Japan on ...

In the article below, Rabbinical Assembly member Antonio Di Gesu reflects on his experiences as a rabbi in Japan on the (then) upcoming anniversary of the tsunami (the tsunami occurred on March 11, 2011). He describes two projects that received funding from the Jewish Coalition for Disaster Relief (JCDR), of which the RA is a founding member:

In Every Generation: The Blessing of Responsibility  
Posted on March 28, 2012

By Julie Schonfeld

Passover is widely considered to be the most celebrated Jewish holiday. By any ...

By Julie Schonfeld

סיום הספר: Upon Completing a Book  

The text recited at a siyum, including Kaddish D'ithad'ta.

It is traditional to hold a siyum on the day before ...

The text recited at a siyum, including Kaddish D'ithad'ta.

It is traditional to hold a siyum on the day before Passover so as to circumvent the fast of the firstborn. Since the fast of the firstborn is not biblically mandated, participation in a joyous feast, like one marking the completion of a tractate of Talmud, overrides the fast.

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Embracing the Stranger: A Source Sheet  

This material was prepared by Ashira Konigsburg. It contains texts and translations that you might find useful ...

This material was prepared by Ashira Konigsburg. It contains texts and translations that you might find useful in teaching about Pesah.

Download the Source Sheet

Hodesh Tov - Nisan  
Posted on March 26, 2012

“How to Tell a Story: Two Mishnaic Conceptions of the Haggadah"

by Moshe Benovitz, Associate ...

“How to Tell a Story: Two Mishnaic Conceptions of the Haggadah"

by Moshe Benovitz, Associate Professor of Talmud and Rabbinics, Schechter Institute

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A Prayer for Toulouse  
Posted on March 22, 2012

By Mark Greenspan

Today we begin preparation for Passover.
On Shabbat Ha-Hodesh,
We remember how our ...

By Mark Greenspan

Etz Hayim:
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Etz HayimHardcover
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