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San Diego Hate Crimes Roundtable

Thank you to Attorney General Rob Bonta and Mayor Todd Gloria for inviting me to participate in this important roundtable conversation on behalf of Shiviti, Kehillat Shaar HaShamayim, and the entire Jewish community. Crimes motivated by hate are not just attacks on individual people – they are attacks on our communities and affect us all. […]

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Sephardic Rabbis in Solidarity with Israel

As Israeli civilians are once again under rocket attacks from the Hamas and Islamic Jihad terror groups, we the undersigned, Sephardic rabbis representing communities all over the world, stand in solidarity with our brothers and sisters in Israel. We support Israel’s right to defend her cities and civilians, and to assert her sovereignty over Jerusalem, the historic […]

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A Fool’s Folly

אַל־תַּ֣עַן כְּ֖סִיל כְּאִוַּלְתּ֑וֹ פֶּֽן־תִּשְׁוֶה־לּ֥וֹ גַם־אָֽתָּה: Do not answer a fool according to his folly lest even you become like him. Mishle (Proverbs) 26:4 A response to a post by a member of our Shiviti Learning Forum on Facebook Shalom, I hesitated greatly before approving this post. But since you are not the only one to […]

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