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Weekly Torah Commentary

Torah finger yadArea rabbis representing the full range of affiliations share their insights into the weekly Torah portion in this column found in the Jewish Exponent  and sponsored by the Board of Rabbis of Greater Philadelphia.  The commentaries blend Jewish thought and rabbinic insight with contemporary issues that touch our society both locally and globally and make the Torah relevant to all. If you are a member of the Board of Rabbis and would like to write a d’var Torah for this column, please click here.

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Rabbis Take Steps to Address Harrassment

Rabbi Joshua Waxman and Rabbi Jill Maderer write, "All of us, including in the Jewish world, are at risk of putting on one face in public but revealing a different one in private. We need to do the sacred work to ensure that what is on the inside matches what is on...

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Closing Meeting Coverage in Jewish Exponent

"This year’s June 5 meeting at Adath Israel featured a special session, though. The board welcomed national leaders from the Reconstructionist (Rabbi Deborah Waxman), Reform (Rabbi Rick Jacobs) and Conservative (Rabbi Steven Wernick) movements, who sat from atop an...

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