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What’s Love Got to Do With It?

What’s Love Got to Do With It?

The only blessing that uses the expression “with love,” באהבה is used is recited by the Kohanim right before they bestow God’s threefold blessing on the congregation. “Blessed are You, Hashem, King of the universe, who has sanctified us with the holiness of Aaron and has commanded us to bless His people Israel with love.” What’s love got to do with it and why does Aharon merit a special mention?

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Shavuot: The Holiday of the “Yoke of Heaven”

Shavuot: The Holiday of the “Yoke of Heaven”

What is it, exactly, that we are celebrating on Shavuot? All of our Yomim Tovim celebrate ideas. What, then, is the central concept that we should take away from our commemoration of “the time of giving our Torah, זמן מתן תורתנו?”

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Look Out for Fall Sports Info Coming Soon

All Posnack School RAM student athletes should be on the lookout for fall sports start dates. Some team sports will be starting before school begins in August. The Athletics Department will be sending out the required athletic forms and medical paperwork over the summer. These must be completed prior to participating in team sports. It is in students’ best interests to take care of this over the summer.

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Yom Yerushalayim  Reunification of Jerusalem 1967

Yom Yerushalayim Reunification of Jerusalem 1967

Following along the weekly Torah reading, we periodically encounter a passage that is audacious. We wonder how Moshe could say such a thing or make such a bold prediction. This week’s Torah portion, Bechukotai, contains two such passages. Verses like these teach us fundamental principles of Judaism.

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Lower School Science Students Celebrate Apollo’s 50th

This year marks the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon missions. Lower School science students learned about the ingenuity needed by the Apollo engineers to safely send people to the moon and bring them back to earth. Click for photos and details

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