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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 [...]

2112, 2018

Eyes on Wise 12.20.18

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               A Blessing Before You Go by Rabbi Sari Laufer Facebook has already started making its year end videos, making it seem like 2019 is even closer than it is. [...]

1712, 2018

Eyes on Wise 12.13.18

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               Owning Our Stories By Cantor Emma Lutz “Owning our stories and loving ourselves through that process is the greatest gift we can give ourselves.” – Dr. Brené Brown I [...]

712, 2018

Eyes on Wise 12.6.18

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               Hanukkah… Well, It’s Complicated. By Rabbi Josh Knobel Like so many other aspects of Jewish tradition, the origins of Hanukkah remain so far removed from our existing practices as [...]

3011, 2018

Eyes on Wise 11.29.18

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                 Seeing Into the Future By Rabbi Ron Stern How far can you gaze into the future? Of course, none of us has the ability to even know what [...]

3011, 2018

Eyes on Wise 11.22.18

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                 On Thanksgiving: Two Questions for you to Ponder By Rabbi David Woznica It’s a good reflection on our country that we have a national holiday devoted to giving [...]

3011, 2018

Eyes on Wise 11.15.18

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               God is Here By Rabbi Yoshi Zweiback This week’s parasha tells of a ladder connecting Heaven and Earth. The rabbis, centuries later, taught that when two people sit together and [...]

811, 2018

Eyes on wise 11.8.18

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               Dear friend,  Once again we find ourselves in mourning, this time facing an unspeakable act close to home in Thousand Oaks. Last week we came together to care for [...]

211, 2018

Eyes on Wise 11.1.18

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               Dear friends, On Rosh Hashanah, I spoke about community. Our Talmud teaches: Kol Yisrael Arevim zeh baZeh – all Israel are connected, we are all responsible for one another. Please make every [...]

2610, 2018

Eyes on Wise 10.25.18

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             Being a Wise Witness: Understanding Our Own Biases and Perspectives By Rabbi Ron Stern “Sarah saw the son whom Hagar the Egyptian had borne to Abraham playing.” This benign passage [...]