Rosh Hashanah Drosh 5769

This is the drosh, more or less, that I’ll be giving at Rosh Hashanah on Tuesday night.  I’ve invited several people to speak on the topic of being Called to Sacred Service.  Usually I just speak from my heart, with only a little preparation, but then I never really know what I said.  I thought this year I would try...

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Calling to Holiness

Every year at Rosh Hashanah I have a section of the service dedicated to oral Torah.  It’s the “sermon” section for lack of a better term.  I think it some synagogues it is probably called midrash or “drosh.”  At first it was my chance to teach and share, but over the years I’ve invited more and...

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L’Shana Tova

Rosh Hashanah was wonderful. My sister and I went to Olney Kehillah, Holly Taya Shere’s congregation, for morning services and then had an incredible group of about 25 people for evening service at Moon Meadow Acre. The connections between some of the people were really surprising. It turned out that Holly knew one of the...

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L’Shanah Tovah!

A little blog bling courtesy of the amazing Avielah Barclay and ChaiSpace. [tags]soferet, blogs, l’shanah tovah, bling,...

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25th of Elul – Beginnings

My year of manifesting spirit is over. Last year the nine of fire card (Waking The Wild Spirit Tarot, by Poppy Palin) jumped from deck and became the driving symbol of my year. On Yom Kippur last year, I painted over a life mask of my face and turned it into the nine of fire personified. This year has truly been one of finding my...

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Yartzeit Rachel Imeinu & Veteran’s Day

Good Shabbos. May the blessings of Rachel Imeinu be with you all, and especially those who have served their country with honor. Poem copyright Carly Lesser (Chava Chai) Photograph:...

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