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We are Jews-by-Obligation

February 20, 2020

From the Rabbi David Lyon

Last Friday night, Rabbi Ofek Meir, Director of Leo Baeck Education Center, in Haifa, Israel, was our scholar-in-residence. He spoke about the weekly

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Are You Smarter Than a Fifth-Grader?

February 12, 2020

From the Rabbi David Lyon

There’s a benefit to being a rabbi. In times when justice, truth, civility, and integrity are mocked and challenged, I have a place

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When You’re Free, Your Soul Sings

February 6, 2020

From the Rabbi David Lyon

This week’s Torah portion is called B’shalach (Exodus 13:17-17:16), and it contains the Song of the Sea. It’s the victory song sung by

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Buckle Up. Pray Hard. Drive Carefully.

January 30, 2020

From the Rabbi David Lyon

In Chicago, they say there are two seasons: winter and construction. In Houston, they also say there are two seasons: summer and August.

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“You Can Vote for Israel, Our Way”

January 16, 2020

From the Rabbi David Lyon

Israel is on my mind. It always is. Beginning on January 21st, we will all be asked to support Israel’s future by participating

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“Anti-Semitism on the Rise”

January 2, 2020

From the Rabbi David Lyon

I’m not a prophet nor the son of a prophet, to quote Amos. Neither are you. None of us can predict the future