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Purim 2021–Who is Charvonah…

Charvonah is a seemingly insignificant character in the Purim story. He is one of the king’s attendants who appears at the beginning with those who convey the kings fateful summons to Vashti and then again at Haman’s demise. It is here, in this second mention, that he delivers his single line:
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Turning Noga into Chashmal

Chashmal thus becomes the codeword for embracing paradox by skirting back and forth between opposing perspectives and admitting the truth that’s present in each. This kinetic approach to truth-seeking jiggles the mind open to higher awareness. It is not just a mental exercise, it’s a spiritual practice …and it’s the one that Esther employed to enter the King’s sanctum unawares. Her alternating-chashmal-current jammed the psychic “radar” of the guards blocking her way.
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30TH ANNUAL (DANCE & LEARN) PURIM PARTY FOR WOMEN–STILL ON!

PURIM PARTY IS STILL ON. COME ONE, COME ALL. PURIM SAMEACH…SY You are
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Fifteen Stages of the Pesach Seder

The Fifteen Stages That Form the Backbone of Our Pesach Ritual and trace the soul’s journey from conception, birth, childhood, maturity and, finally, enlightenment.
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Keter – Malchut

Purim 2019 / 5779 Sarah Yehudit Schneider Based on R. YYYY Safrin of 
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From Eden to Purim: Simcha shel Mitzvah

Purim 2018 / 5778 Sarah Yehudit Schneider The Talmud asks: “Why did the
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All the Creatures Pray for a Fruitful Harvest

Tu B’Shvat, 5778 / 2018 Sarah Yehudit Schneider All the trees of the
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When the Body Gives Light to the Soul

Purim, 5777 / 2017 Sarah Yehudit Schneider Based on the teachings of R.
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The Two Trees at Eden’s Center

Tu B’Shvat, 5777 / 2017 Sarah Yehudit Schneider God made grow out of
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The Menorah: Secret of Ruach HaKodesh

Chanukka 2016 / 5777 Sarah Yehudit Schneider Make a menorah out of pure gold. The
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The Transmutation of Shame though Teshuva

Rosh HaShana 2016 / 5777 Based on R. Tsadok HaKohen, Tikanat HaShavin 5:10-12,
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Sweetening the Dinim – Rosh HaShanna

Rosh HaShana 2013/5774 Sarah Yehudit Schneider  Our Rosh Hashana avoda—its soul-searching, lengthy prayers,
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29TH ANNUAL (DANCE & LEARN) PURIM PARTY FOR WOMEN

You are joyfully invited to   The 29th Annual Open-House, DAIRY, Pot-Luck (Dance
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