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Relief for Haiti

The News from Haiti has touched all of us and we ask, what can we do to help? The numbers of those in need are beyond comprehension. In the past we have always come together as a Jewish community to reach out in times of disaster, as our tradition teaches to us reach out to […]

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The Saga Continues at the Kotel

Reposted from Rabbi Cohen’s blog at RavIma.com I was sad today when I read that Anat Hoffman, director of the Israel Religious Action Center, was brought into the Jerusalem police station and interrogated for one hour for her role in the events of Rosh Chodesh Kislev.  In December, Nofrat Frenkel, an Israeli medical student and […]

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Reaching out to the Santa Ana Community Center

Monday night brought tragedy to the Southwest Community Center in Santa Ana.  A fire broke out before midnight in the part of the building where gifts and food had been stored.  Hundreds of crates of food and stockings for a holiday party this coming weekend  were destroyed along with other donations.  The center was expecting […]

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Commit to a Cause in 2010

If you are looking for ways to express Tikkum Olam check out the 12/11/09 issue of the URJ’s Weekly Briefing. There are nine ways to “Give the Gift of Social Justice for Chanukah”, created by the Religious Action Center for Reform Judaism. They include; Adopt a US Service person (don’t forget that TBS is doing […]

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