One Minute Torah – Bamidbar 5779

The book of Numbers opens with a second census of the Israelite people. “Out of love for them, God counts them regularly,” explains the great […]

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One Minute Torah – Achrei Mot 5779

Lori Gilbert Kaye lived her life with radical empathy, right down to her final act of jumping in front of a bullet to save another’s […]

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ALEH Negev

Avnet Kleiner, ALEH Negev’s Director of Development, will be visiting CBJ

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One Minute Torah: Tetzaveh 5779

Our parshah this week, Tetzaveh, describes plans for the Tabernacle, the mobile sanctuary that the Israelites would carry with them through the desert.

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One Minute Torah: Terumah 5779

The creativity of young children flows freely. But as they grow, students seem to need more and more scaffolding from adults before they can produce.

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One Minute Torah: Yitro 5779

Most days, I am not capable of grasping the debt that white America owes to Native Americans and African-Americans.

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One Minute Torah: Bo 5779

When biologist Paul Ehrlich began his search for the first antibiotics, he referred to the hopeful drugs as “magic bullets”.

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One Minute Torah: Vaera 5779

This week, God speaks to Moses, and tells him “I appeared to Abraham, Isaac and Jacob…” And now I am here with you, and you are to go to Pharoah.

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One Minute Torah: Vayigash 5779

Through four years of high-school, 50 minutes a day, I sat in the Hebrew class of Yehudit Bass.

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One Minute Torah: Miketz/Chanukah 5779

Every time I think I understand something about Chanukah, I discover a deeper layer with an opposing meaning.

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