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Gratitude

November 24, 2014 10:00am

"Gratitude can transform common days into thanksgiving, turn routine jobs into joy, and change ordinary opportunities into blessings." -William Arthur...

 

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A Year of Stories and Thanks

November 24, 2014 4:33pm

The big action this week is focused on turkey, pie and football –as it should be. At Be’chol Lashon we are quietly and joyfully marking a year since t...

 

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Telling My Story for World AIDs Day

November 26, 2014 2:25pm

(Trigger warning: This post includes stories of suicide.) I remember vividly the first time I heard the term “AIDS.” It was the Sally Jessy Rap...

 

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How 16 Weeks of Bed Rest Taught Me to Ask ...

November 26, 2014 1:45pm

My son turns 8 years old this Thanksgiving Day. The last time his birthday fell on Thanksgiving was when he turned 2. I wasn’t with him that day. ...

 

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Delightful New Videos for All Your Jewish Lifecycle Needs

October 30, 2014 2:15pm

We are tickled to announce that our friends at G-dcast have just released a series of adorable new animated shorts all about Jewish lifecycle events, ...

 

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Mashed Potato Burekas

November 25, 2014 7:44am

Burekas are one of my favorite Israeli treats, and they are the perfect way to use up leftover mashed potatoes from your Thanksgiving dinner. This rec...

 

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Pilgrim's Progress: Thanksgiving, Plymouth Rock and the House of God

November 27, 2014 5:00am

Thanksgiving beckons loved ones together to count blessings and honor journeys toward freedom and plenty. Whether our ancestors traveled to these shor...

 

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How Thanksgiving Became The Holiday We (All) Now Celebrate

November 26, 2014 9:46am

Thanksgiving is a special holiday for me, because I can celebrate it with my Christian family. For many Jews like myself, who have not only friend...

 

Now on The Torch

Safety Doesn’t Happen by Accident

November 26, 2014 2:50pm

I hope we can all agree that the tragedy of the Freundel case is the harm that was done to the women who came to him to supervise their conversions. T...