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Archive: September 2012

Jack Black and the Pintele Yid – Rabbi Joshua Caruso, Erev Rosh Hashanah 5773

Posted on September 20, 2012

Below is the Sermon from Rabbi Joshua Caruso at Erev Rosh Hashanah in the Contemporary Service at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, Sunday, September 16, 2012. We invite you to share your responses, forward and share these remarks with others, as we seek to engender discussion and dialogue on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog Continue Reading »

Grandma’s Seder Plate: It’s Not the Story You Think It Is

Posted on June 26, 2012

The plate came into my possession along with many artifacts from my late Grandmother when my Dad was moving to a new house years ago. Several things were set aside for me: a hand-crocheted blanket of many colors, delicate lace pieces, faded photos and the plate that my Dad described as a “brass souvenir from Continue Reading »