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Chinese Food, a Movie, and other things

December 24, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

A Different Thanksgiving

November 25, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

Focusing on Our Mental Health

October 30, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

How to Celebrate the High Holidays At Home

August 26, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

Double Sad Day…

July 30, 2020

Today is Tisha B’Av, the 9th of Av.  This is a day of intense sadness on the Jewish calendar as the destruction of the Temples in Jerusalem are commemorated (587BCE …

Minneapolis Up Close

June 25, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give you …

How Do We Think About Reopening?

May 28, 2020

This is the fourth week of the month. For Reflections Off the Bimah, the fourth week features thought leaders from throughout the Jewish world and beyond. These special posts give …

Yom Hazikaron and Yom Ha’atzmaut

May 1, 2020

This is the fifth week of the month and allows for another outside blog. This week the blog is written by Tal Greenberg. Tal Greenberg has been Beth El’s shlicha …

How Do We Tell Israel’s Story?

April 24, 2020

Today is Rosh Chodesh Iyar, the month in which Israel’s Independence falls – the 5th of Iyar corresponding to April 29, 2020. As this is also the fourth week of …

Resilience During Extraordinary Times

March 27, 2020

This is an extraordinary time – COVID-19, economic uncertainty, schools and businesses indefinitely closed, social distancing and isolation.  As this is the fourth week of the month, Reflections Off the …