Kaddish

by Rabbi David Zaslow When I see the lightthat shines on you,what I see nowis stored in me as memory.Someday (a long time off please God)one of us…

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Hesed & Gevurah: The Kaballah of Politics

by Rabbi David Zaslow with help from Devorah Zaslow In the Kaballah, the force of expansion is represented by Hesed, and personified by the angel Michael. In the…

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I’ve Looked At Clouds From Both Sides Now

by Rabbi David Zaslow כִּי עֲנַן יְהוָה עַל-הַמִּשְׁכָּן יוֹמָם וְאֵשׁ תִּהְיֶה לַיְלָה בּוֹ לְעֵינֵי כָל בֵּית יִשְׂרָאֵל בְּכָל מַסְעֵיהֶם  For the cloud of the YHVH was upon the…

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The Way Moses and Rev. King Faced Pharaoh

The Way Moses and Rev. King Faced Pharaoh by Rabbi David Zaslow Adapted from an essay in Reimagining Exodus: A Freedom Story Listen to any of Rev. Martin…

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Pharaoh’s National Repentance Movement

Pharaoh’s National Repentance Movement by Rabbi David Zaslow from Reimagining Exodus: A Freedom Story Exodus 9:27–28: “Then Pharaoh summoned Moses and Aaron, and said to them, ‘This time…

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A January 1st. Story – The Seder As A Template

The Seder As a Template by Rabbi David Zaslow Excepted from Reimagining Exodus: A Freedom Story On Friday, December 30, 1994, I drove to Canterbury, a beautiful 48-acre…

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Responding to Anti-Semitism

Responding to Anti-Semitism By Rabbi David Zaslow Anti-Semitism, like all prejudices, is an equal opportunity yetzer ha-ra, “ evil inclination.” Today it afflicts people on the far left…

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Peak Experiences

Peak Experiences by Rabbi David Zaslow Just as there are certain times in our lives when we have peak experiences, so there are certain times of the year…

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Hatikvah: Singin’ the Hope

Israel: Hatikvah – Singin’ the Hope by Rabbi David Zaslow Dedicated to the holy work of Evan J. Krame At the Reb Zalman Shabbaton on May 4, 2014…

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Max and Mutte: A Poem

  Max and Mutte by Rabbi David Zaslow In 1958 I was about to meet Max and Mutte. My mother told me, “If you see numbers on their…

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