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Solemn Joy, Sweet Sorrow

 Solemn Joy, Sweet Sorrow Tisha B’Av, 2022 Sarah Yehudit Schneider This year we
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The Temple for Which We Are Supposed to Yearn

Illustrated Video Teaching: On Tisha B’Av we mourn the loss of our House of Holy Presence (aka Bet HaMikdash), the heart of our people, that turns us from a throng into a higher order unity called Kenesset Yisrael, a synonymous term for Shekhina. Without our holy hub it is hard to contain the ricochet of our clashing extremes that produce the causeless hatred that prevents our inner peace. But what is it, really, that we are missing? It is probably not what most assume.
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The Chinukh of Chanukka

Since Chanukka and Purim reference toward the future, R. Luria associates them with Mashiach ben David, and the 7th marriage blessing when “the woman of valor becomes the crown to her husband.” R. Luria brings fascinating evidence of the gender shifts that weave through the messianic lineage and narrative.
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“A Single, Unified Alliance…”

Rosh HaShana 2015 / 5776 Sarah Yehudit Schneider A true story: A woman brings
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I-Centers — A Circle of Ways to See the World

TISHA B’AV 5772 / 2012 Based on R. Tsadok HaKohen Pri Tsadik, Devarim
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