Category Archives: Season

On Letting Go and Spiritual Revolution

by Kelly Banker, Intern The poet Mary Oliver says: “To live in this world, you must be able to do three things: to love what is mortal, to hold it against your bones knowing your own life depends on it; and, … Continue reading

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Past, Present, Future

by Walt Clark, Office Assistant There was an ancient Roman god called Janus who was known as the god of beginnings and transitions. All entrance ways and exits fell under his purview. He was depicted as having two faces, one … Continue reading

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November Transitions

by Sherri Goldman, Administrative and Finance Director November can be a tough month. The month begins with a transition to longer nights and shorter amounts of daylight. Saying goodbye to the sun can leave many people feeling depressed and sad. There … Continue reading

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Sue Coat?

by Walton Clark, Office Assistant I have an app on my phone called Duolingo. It’s a free language learning app that teaches you a language through taking quizzes. As you take the quizzes new material is introduced with simple questions. As … Continue reading

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Harvesting the Power of Mikveh

by Naomi Malka There is so much sechel, or wisdom, in the Jewish calendar. I love that our year ends with the conclusion of summer and the entry of fall.  We’ve celebrated, davenned, and fasted, but this week we’re taking the … Continue reading

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Immersing at Ice House Pond

by Rabbi Sarah Tasman For the last number of years, preparing for the High Holidays has been full on. As most other Jewish professionals and clergy will tell you, preparing for the High Holidays is a whirlwind that includes creating service … Continue reading

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Adios, Lions.

by Carrie Bornstein Growing up in New York, March came in like a lion and went out like a lamb. Somehow here in Boston only 200 miles northeast, it’s as if I’m in a completely different climate. As much as I … Continue reading

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