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Who Will Be for Us?

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, December 31, 2023

אִם אֵין אֲנִי לִי, מִי לִי. וּכְשֶׁאֲנִי לְעַצְמִי, מָה אֲנִי. וְאִם לֹא עַכְשָׁיו, אֵימָתָי Im ein ani li, mi li? Uch-sheh-ani l’atzmi, mah ani? V’im lo achshav eimatai? — Rabbi…

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From the Creation of the World to the Creation of a People

by Arliene Botnick, December 31, 2023

Genesis to Exodus – from the creation of the world to the creation of a people and a homeland. Our story doesn’t begin with us as a people, it begins…

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The Jews of South Africa: Solel’s Next Lunch & Learn

by John Lewsen, December 31, 2023

We wore Yarmulkas to shul, we ate Kichels, Kneidlach and Kitke, we celebrated Hanukah in mid-summer, and we enjoyed seaside holidays at Muizenberg Beach — which earned itself the nickname…

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