Rabbi Steven Leder Headlining St. Paul Jewish Federation Event

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Rabbi Steven Leder grew up in St. Louis Park, and it’s been a long time since he’s lived here by his own admission. But when he returns next week for the Jewish Federation of Greater St. Paul‘s Spring Fundraising Event, he will be bringing a message that all members of the community need to hear. […]

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USCJ CEO Rabbi Steve Wernick Talks Intermarriage

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A few weeks ago I had the pleasure of interviewing Rabbi Steve Wernick, CEO of the United Synagogue for Conservative Judaism, about his views on intermarriage. A pressing and dividing issue in the Conservative Movement today, USCJ’s official stance has matched that of the Rabbinical Assembly: Conservative rabbis will not officiate intermarriages. However, now that […]

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Can You Make It Through These 10 Leavened Photos Without Crying?

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Is this perfect braid of challah making you a little misty-eyed? Are these mini challahs producing mini tears? Or maybe a fat NY bagel will cue the waterworks. This perfect bagel & lox photo has my mouth crying (read: salivating) Have you had to get up for some tissues? Can you smell these fatty garlic […]

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