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I shared the following with the members of Ramat Shalom this week: In no time at all, we will be celebrating one of the most joyful times in Judaism: PURIM. If you can remember, I referred to PURIM during my High Holiday sermon, saying that the majority of synagogue-going Jews attend services for Rosh HaShanah and Yom Kippur – services which tend to be long, serious, intense and filled with a lot of liturgy that makes us explore our shortcomings. The majority of synagogue-going Jews do not attend services and events during the rest of year. Because of this, most Jews never get a chance to experience the incredibly joyful moments – moments like PURIM! Please make an effort to join us for our PURIM events on February 27th and 28th. It is a time of laughter, celebration, games, good food and drink, and costumes. Please don’t miss it. As…

Last week, as I encouraged us all to appreciate the blessings that came with the unusual cold weather, I wrote the following: “Unlike other geographical regions of our…

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Please consider making a donation as I run the A1A Half Marathon in honor of my synagogue, Ramat Shalom.  Donations are being accepted here: http://www.active.com/donate/irunwalk4ramatshalom/rabbiandrew.  Your generosity will…

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