Speak to the Israelite people and say to them: When you enter the land that I am giving to you and you reap its harvest, you shall bring the first sheaf of your harvest to the priest. (Leviticus 23:109) In the spring, after Passover, when Jews began to harvest barley, the first sheaf (omer) of […]

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י״ט בניסן ה׳תשע״ח (April 4, 2018)

Leora Mallach was invited to join the Kenissa: Communities of Meaning Network, which connects individuals who are leading contemporary efforts to re-define Jewish life. The Kenissa Network identifies and convenes leaders of new organizations and communities and creates a capacity building network to help these emerging communities of meaning thrive. Communities of meaning are networks of individuals that are […]

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י״ז באדר ה׳תשע״ח (March 4, 2018)

With the increasing darkness this time of year, we’re reflecting on the sparks of inspiration within our community. Who are the people that inspire us? Who holds the candle high and magnifies the light? Here are the stories of 8 community members who are each, in their own way, providing us inspiration in the work […]

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כ״ג בכסלו ה׳תשע״ח (December 11, 2017)