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Arliene’s Distinguished Educator Award

by John Lewsen, January 1, 2023

“And these words that I command you today shall be upon your heart. You are to teach them to your children and you are to discuss them, ….” – Deuteronomy…

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Looking Forward to the Next Three Months at Solel

by John Lewsen, November 30, 2022

Over the past few months, I have felt a wonderful sense of reconnection as more members have become comfortable attending services in the sanctuary. Our special services, events and celebrations…

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Doing Jewish Art in the GTA

by John Lewsen, October 31, 2022

During the summer, with a couple of hours to spare between appointments, I dropped into the Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO). I went without any specific exhibit in mind, and…

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Reconnecting at Solel

by John Lewsen, October 1, 2022

As Brenda and I watched Rabbi Pollack trying to start the Rosh Hashana morning service over the buzz of animated chatter in the sanctuary, we realized there was something very…

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