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Chosenness

February 10, 2015

If Jews are the chosen people, what have we been chosen for? What does choseness demand of us? If we alone were chosen to be brought into the covenant with God, what happens to everyone else? What do you know about other faiths’ ideas of “chosenness”? A key concept in Judaism is that all of humanity is made More »

The Hardest Part

Rabbi Amitai Adler
March 5, 2014

The foremost challenge of hope–an ideal, a goal to be striven for–is the long arc of waiting. In our personal lives, this may be comparatively manageable, a matter of days, weeks, or months as we wrestle with some challenge in our professional, avocational, or inner lives. But in our collective life as a people, the More »

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