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As you begin 2017, don’t miss out on this inspiring opportunity to discover how you can live a more meaningful life and develop your personal identity through Judaism. Learn as you meet other women from our area with a shared passion for Jewish life.

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Join us at Sayin’ Thanks! Volunteer with Federation on Sunday, January 29 as we take to the phones just to say THANK YOU to the thousands of incredible donors who improve the lives of those in need locally, in Israel and all around the world.

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Steven A. Rakitt


This week’s parasha is entitled, Va-yechi, “and Jacob lived.” But this last portion of the Book of Genesis is really about how Jacob died. He does so with dignity, preparation, humility and focus. One commentator notes that Jacob’s approach to death is exactly the opposite of Dylan Thomas’: “Do not go gentle into that good night, old age should burn and rave at close of day; rage, rage against the dying of the light.”

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