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Don't be so humble; you're not that great.

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Deuteronomy 9:6-7

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Aug 07, 2018
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Va-Ethannan 2018

Ben Bowling was this year’s valedictorian of Bell County High School in Pineville, Kentucky. Pineville is in the heart of coal country and overwhelmingly supported President Trump in the 2016 election, especially...

Aug 07, 2018
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Devarim/ Shabbat Hazon 2018

How? How can this be? How can it have come to this? Today, on this Shabbat Hazon, we find ourselves in the midst of three great “hows” of lament that reverberate from the past. First, there was the “How” of...

Aug 07, 2018
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Mattot Mas’ei 2018

Like many Jews of my generation, I grew up hearing first-hand testimonies from Holocaust survivors, both in Jewish and secular contexts, like my public school. Often, these testimonies were accompanied by stern...

Aug 07, 2018
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Pinchas 2018  7/7/2018

Shabbat shalom! What an honor it is to finally be here. Today marks a significant transition in both my life and the life of this community, as I take my place as this congregation’s rabbi. I approach this...

Aug 07, 2018
children holding havdallah candles to illuminate the end of Yom Kippur
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Welcome to KTI's new website! Our goal is to make it easier to navigate and interact with than our previous site. There are many new beginnings to celebrate at KTI right now.

Rabbi Ben Goldberg joined the congregation this summer and ...

Aug 06, 2018