When the Rabbis of the Mishna wanted us to think about our relationship with the greater community, they instructed us in Pirke Avot, “Al Tifros Min HaTzibur – do not distance yourself from the community.”
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I want to share a passion I have with all of you. It comes from a family connection, a personal connection and a strong connection I feel as a Jew born in the mid 20th Century.  
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As we follow the news from Israel in recent weeks, our hearts go out to those who have lost their lives and to those injured in the recent terrorist attacks. 
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As we begin the reading of the Book of Genesis again this week, I want to share with you a classic Rabbinic legend that provides us with a study guide for our Biblical texts. 
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Many of us know that there are 613 commandments in the entire Torah and we may be familiar with the first mitzvah; when God instructs Adam and Eve to have children. 
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