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Try This At Home: Which Fall Holiday Is It?

WHICH FALL HOLIDAY IS IT? Rosh Hashanah – R | Yom Kippur – Y Sukkot – S | Simchat Torah – T THEMES: Forgiveness              ______ Thankfulness            ______ New beginnings      ______ Torah celebration   ______ OBJECTS: Etrog                          ______ Apples and honey   ______ … Continue reading

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From BimBam: 49 Facts About Counting the Omer

49 Facts About Counting the Omer – From BimBam Moishe House residents tell us about the Omer, one day at a time. Straight from the BimBam (G-dcast) archives comes a silly but educational video about counting the Omer. In 2013, … Continue reading

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Video: Radical Amazement – How Can We Find Wonder in the World?

From Shaboom! | BimBam From BimBam: Parenting can be messy and unpredictable but it can also be amazing! Rabbi Danya Ruttenberg teaches us the importance of incorporating radical amazement into our parenting. This video is part of a series made … Continue reading

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Shabbat Shalom . . . Join the Celebration

MCJC is taking another step toward Extending Shabbat, enriching this “Palace in Time” for every member of our congregation. The top right column of our website will host videos from Rabbi Tom to enrich your Shabbat experience. Be sure to … Continue reading

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Beautifying the Mitzvah

By Leslie Cook, MCJC Member I spent a lot of time at Spertus Institute for Jewish Learning (formerly Spertus College) in the 70s, 80s and 90s, both as a student and on the staff. I learned a lot while I … Continue reading

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Baby It’s Cold Outside…But Meditating Over A Hot Drink Might Help

This week brings us record low temperatures, but here’s an idea! Share a “Jewish Drinking Meditation” with the family over a nice hot chocolate. Or you can try it with wine, as the video suggests, as part of your Shabbat … Continue reading

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The Day After Tu b’Shevat: 10 Ways To Celebrate The Trees Year-Round

Maybe it’s spring in Israel, but in our area, Tu b’Shevat found us buried in snow with well below freezing temperatures. Still, the celebration went forward at MCJC even though we didn’t get to plant trees outdoors as we enjoyed … Continue reading

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From BimBam: Get with the Giving — Tzedakah

Is your family ready to talk about giving and Tzedakah? The Plonys are feeling selfish. The kids fight over their toys, and Papa and Mama can’t seem to take the community charity drive seriously – Papa wants to donate his … Continue reading

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From BimBam: The Chanukah Shaboom

Can the Plony family get the house ready in time for their Chanukah party? Looks like they are in need of a Chanukah miracle. Watch this special Chanukah episode to see how Gabi and Rafi fix the world, one Chanukah … Continue reading

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From BimBam: Teach Your Kids About Giving

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