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This week, the news was dominated by the arrest of money manager Jeffrey Epstein on charges of sex trafficking. Epstein, who had previously faced and settled similar charges in Florida, has now been indicted by federal prosecutors in New York....

Jul 16, 2019
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From the Westmore News, July 14, 2019 (Rye Brook edition)
https://westmorenews.com/Content/Community-...

Jun 17, 2019
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While the holiday of Shavuot in Jewish tradition is associated with the giving of the Torah, the initial meaning of the holiday was connected to the agricultural cycle in the land of Israel. In particular, Shavuot was associated with the...

Jun 12, 2019
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What a great blessing it is to be here today in celebration of the grandparents in our community and of the new grandparents in particular. We did this today because we wanted to recognize becoming a grandparent as a distinct moment in life, and...

Jun 12, 2019
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I had the great pleasure this week to visit the Thomas Edison Elementary School in Port Chester, along with a few other local clergy who are new to the area. I was very impressed by what I saw: a well-run school where children are learning and...

Jun 12, 2019
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I want to begin with gratitude. There are many people that I want to thank that have helped us together reach this momentous occasion in my life and the life of this community. Thank you first to Rabbi Nevins and Chancellor Eisen for your kind...

May 22, 2019
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It’s my honor to be here today in support of Hadassah. I also extend my congratulations to Dodo Friedman, who is a devoted member of my synagogue, Congregation KTI. Dodo, I love seeing your quiet smile every Shabbat. It is my honor to be...

May 08, 2019
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Introduction
Good evening. My name is Rabbi Ben Goldberg and on behalf of KTI and the other participating synagogues—Community Synagogue of Rye, Congregation Emanu-El of Westchester and the Jewish Community Center of Harrison—thank you for...

May 02, 2019
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Among the commentary and news items that circulate leading up to each major Jewish holiday, one piece stood out. [Available here: https://forward.com/life/faith...

Apr 24, 2019
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“Remember what Amalek did to you on your journey, after you left Egypt—how, undeterred by fear of God, he surprised you on the march, when you were famished and weary, and cut down all the stragglers in your rear. Therefore, when the LORD your...

Mar 17, 2019

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