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Year: “2020
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This year, on the Shabbat of parshat Vayeira, let us begin a journey to a brighter Jewish future, let us model our homes on the home of Abraham and Sarah. Let each of us make our home a sanctuary, a spiritual safe-haven, a place of kindness and warmth, faith and connection, filled with the light and joy of Shabbat.

by Chief Rabbi Warren Goldstein
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Plant-based eating and Shabbat go well together, says Lisa Apfelberg, director, Shamayim: Jewish Animal Advocacy. And the diet most consistent with honoring our planet is one that is plant-based.

by Lisa Apfelberg
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When a local bus stop suddenly starts to scream out your name. You have no choice but to listen and to stop every now and again and recharge your inner batteries. When Hashem whispers, don’t force Him to shout…

by Sasha Star
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Samantha Wolf experienced how the Jewish day of rest brings people together. How it brings us closer to ourselves. How it brings us closer to God.

by Samantha Wolf
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Any major event can help us understand the world. A day like Shabbat exists to change it. To remind us not to confuse our intrinsic value with a self-contained utility-producing machine.

by Simon Shear
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The extraordinary story of a set of Shabbat songs that travelled continents, traversed generations, healed hearts... and brought inexpressible joy.

by Michele Gelboin
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When we are faced with dark times in a dark world, we have two choices: we can curse the darkness or we can bring light into the darkness.

by Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks
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by Rabbi Daniel Oppenheimer
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by Alex Clare
Tweski
by Rabbi Dr. Abraham Twerski
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by Rabbi Dovid Cohen
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by Senator Joe Lieberman
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