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Dispelling the dark with the lights of Chanukah

Dispelling the dark with the lights of Chanukah

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Parshat Vayeishev, Genesis 37:1–40:23

Things to do

Things to do

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Sunday, Dec. 3

162 ‘lost’ Indian Jews arrive in Israel

162 ‘lost’ Indian Jews arrive in Israel

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A total of 162 members from the Bnei Menashe Jewish community of northeast India arrived in Israel last week, marking the latest wave of so-ca…

Chasidic founder’s meditation cave purportedly discovered

Chasidic founder’s meditation cave purportedly discovered

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Chasidic Jewish researchers claim that they have discovered the meditation cave of Rabbi Yisrael Baal Shem Tov, who founded the broader Chasid…

Command respect by maintaining pride, adherence to the Jewish way

Command respect by maintaining pride, adherence to the Jewish way

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Parshat Vayishlach, Genesis 32:4–36:43

Russian-Muslim billionaire funds digitizing of Jewish manuscripts

Russian-Muslim billionaire funds digitizing of Jewish manuscripts

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A Russian-Muslim billionaire is funding an Israeli project that will digitize Jewish manuscripts that were seized by the Soviet Union a centur…

Angelic visions of human potential

Angelic visions of human potential

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Parshat Vayeitzei, Genesis 28:10–32:3

Should we fill pools or dig wells?

Should we fill pools or dig wells?

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Parshat Toldot, Genesis 25:19–28:9

Lessons learned from my trip to Morocco — there is hope

Lessons learned from my trip to Morocco — there is hope

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Reflecting on the courage of his grandfather, the current Moroccan king, Mohammed VI, wrote in a 2015 speech: “Today, we need, more than ever,…

Environment creates attitude

Environment creates attitude

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Parsha Vayeira, Genesis 18:1–22:24

Iconic Jerusalem site harnesses virtual reality

Iconic Jerusalem site harnesses virtual reality

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One of Jerusalem’s most iconic tourist sites is deploying futuristic technology to blend the past and the present, placing it at the vanguard …

Discoveries show Jerusalem’s transformation after Second Temple destruction

Discoveries show Jerusalem’s transformation after Second Temple destruction

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Israeli archaeologists have unveiled the results of large-scale excavations that lend unprecedented insight into the transformation of Jerusal…

Those who bless, those who curse

Those who bless, those who curse

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Parshat Lech-Lecha, Genesis 12:1–17:27

Believing and not believing

Believing and not believing

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The Torah tells us (chapter 7, v. 7) that Noach and his family went into the ark “because of the waters of the flood.” Rashi on this verse tak…

Words can hurt or bring about blessing and goodness

Words can hurt or bring about blessing and goodness

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Parshat Bereshit, Genesis 1:1–6:8

The holiday marathon's bigger picture

The holiday marathon's bigger picture

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Chol HaMoed Sukkot

Area Congregations

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East Valley tour highlights different kinds of sukkahs

East Valley tour highlights different kinds of sukkahs

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Every year, Chabad of the East Valley has a program to teach children about Sukkot, but this year there’s a new twist.

The first step toward ‘I’m sorry’ starts with ‘I’

The first step toward ‘I’m sorry’ starts with ‘I’

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Leviticus 16:1–34, Leviticus 23:26–32, Numbers 29:7–11

Chabad of the East Valley offers Sukkah Hopping Tour

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Chabad of the East Valley has announced plans for its Sukkah Hopping Tour, which invites children and parents to visit four sukkahs throughout…