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If… then

This week’s Torah portion Vayetzei begins with Yaakov (Jacob) on the run from his brother Esav, alone and heading for Charan.  He stops at the future site at what will eventually become the Temple Mount, and has his famous dream, of “a ladder (that) stood on the earth, and the top of it reached to heaven; and behold, the angels of G-d were ascending
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Zman simchateinu… really?

I wanted to write about so many good things happening in the school, about student-led activities fueled with ruach and chesed, about the beauty of the Jewish holidays and the power of a great Jewish education. I wanted to write about the students in grades 6/7 who on Thursday were honoured and excited to host more than twenty seniors of the Kehila Society of
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