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Final Call for Submissions for Jewish Feminist Songbook

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Last call, July 1, 2017 submissions deadline for Adding Our Voices: The Torah of Jewish Women in Song. Over eighty individual composers have sent pieces in to date!  Click here for submissions criteria and author rights. Exciting! Please share with those who you imagine might not yet have been informed, we aim for fullness of inclusion and excellence of material. The editorial team is: Rabbi Geela Rayzel Raphael, Dr. Sarah Ross, and Rabbi Dr.

Call for Submissions: Adding Our Voices: The Torah of Jewish Women in Song

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SUBMISSIONS CRITERIA

Tisha B'Av with R'Goldie Milgram--The Purpose and Power of the Lament

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Tisha B'Av with R. Goldie Milgram - The Purpose and Power of the Lament 

The Power of Blessing

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Join us. This Friday night in Montreal I will weave in the methods of Jewish Spiritual Education as developed by the Maggid-Educator Training Program while teaching on "The Power of Blessing" and also have the privilege of blessing Rabbi Sherril Gilbert upon her attainment of rabbinic smichah from the Yeshiva Mesifta Adas Wolkowisk. Services begin at 7 pm.

Downloadable 15 page Haggadah, Joyful, Spirituality Friendly 1 Hour Seder

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Passover is a holy opera of spirit for which we prepare by cleaning and resetting the stage of our lives. different dishes, special foods, and a whole program called the seder (order) found in a book that is updated throughout the generations-- the Haggadah. This is lest we forget the gift inherent in creation's possibilities--and that gift is freedom!

When is Purim 2017? Dates and Thoughts on Preparation and Celebration

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Purim begins after sundown on Saturday, March 11th this year and finishes the evening of Sunday, March 12th. How did Esther whip the King and evil vizier Haman into shape? By using everything she had to make a difference. I'm imagining us pouring costumed out of our Purim events with signs that unite people around shared Jewish values like healthcare, education, honesty, care for the poor and refugees, welcoming immigrants for we remember where we came from, care for the environment, support for culture and the arts. Who would you be?

Considering the Joy and Tikkun Olam of Tu BiShevat

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Final Call for Submissions for Wisdom/Stories of Reb Zalman

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We are in the final stages of compiling vignettes about Rabbi Zalman Schachter-Shalomi, please send your submissions to Rabbi Shohama Wiener rebshohama@gmail.com . Here is a link to example stories and author rights. Submissions are due by Oct 15, 2017. This is a joint project of Reclaiming Judaism and ALEPH: Alliance for Jewish Renewal. Image  : Reb Zalman teaching for the Aquarian Minyan long ago

What Mavis Staples Belted Out: We Can Learn From

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