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103, 2019

Eyes on Wise 2.28.19

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                 The Death of Heroes by Rabbi Josh Knobel This Sunday, HBO will televise the first half of Leaving Neverland, a documentary about Michael Jackson’s alleged pedophilia. The film features Wade [...]

2202, 2019

Eyes on Wise 2.21.19

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               Remembering to Be Better by Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback Imagine having the most embarrassing, shameful episode of your life broadcast publicly each year. It’s the stuff of nightmares.  Yet it’s precisely what [...]

1502, 2019

Eyes on Wise 2.14.19

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               All You Need is Love by Rabbi Sari Laufer After this weekend at Wise Family Camp (February 7-9, 2020: Save the Date!), I was feeling nostalgic for sleep away camp…especially [...]

802, 2019

Eyes on Wise 2.7.19

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               Remembering Debbie Freidman by Cantor Emma Lutz Composer and musician Debbie Friedman brought a new voice to the Reform movement starting in the 1970’s, lighting up Jewish spaces with her [...]

102, 2019

Eyes on Wise 1.31.19

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               No Loyalty to Royalty by Rabbi Ron Stern The Jewish people had kings (and one queen) ruling over them for nearly 1,000 years. How many can you name?  Maybe you’d [...]

2501, 2019

Eyes on Wise 1.24.19

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               A Moving Tribute to Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin (Z”L) Two weeks ago, in honor of Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin’s upcoming yahrzeit, Rabbi David Woznica (holder of the Rabbi Isaiah Zeldin Rabbinic [...]

1801, 2019

Eyes on Wise 1.17.19

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               Tu Bishvat: A New Year for All Life by Rabbi Josh Knobel Though the Western world celebrates January 1 with revelry and spectacle, Jewish new years are a little [...]

1101, 2019

Eyes on Wise 1.10.19

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               A Blessing for an Elephant by Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback There’s a blessing for seeing an elephant. This might surprise you but, when you pause to think about it, it really [...]

401, 2019

Eyes on Wise 1.3.19

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               Making Time for Torah by Cantor Emma Lutz “Do not say, ‘When I am free I will study,’ for perhaps you will not become free.” -Pirkei Avot 2:5 This [...]

2812, 2018

Eyes on Wise 12.27.18

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               Shifra and Puah by Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback This week’s Torah portion, the last of 2018 and the first of the book of Exodus, tells of Pharaoh’s horrible instruction to the [...]