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Month: December 2017

Happy Birthday to You, Trees!

“If not for the trees, human life could not exist.” Midrash Sifre to Deuteronomy 20:18 Tu B’Shevat is the new year for trees. This ancient celebration has changed and evolved over time but is perhaps more significant now then ever before.

What Will You Dedicate Yourself to This Chanukah?

  Did you know that Chanukah, the Festival of Lights, means “dedication?” Traditionally, this refers to the eight-day celebration during which Jews commemorate the victory of the Macabees over the armies of Syria in 165 B.C.E. and the subsequent liberation and

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