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In 1922, following passage of the 19th amendment and at the beginning of the Jazz Age, a NYC tween made history as the first GIRL to become bat mitzvah. Follow her remarkable story at @JudithKaplan1922! Entry: February 14, 1922 View this…

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Abe Clott, SAJ 100 Years Co-Chair

Reflection by Abraham Clott, SAJ 100 Years Co-Chair

Abe Clott has been an active member since joining SAJ in 1994. This is the second installment of our Reflection Series for SAJ 100 Years. If you would like to contribute to this series, please email Some Early Personal SAJ…

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SAJ 100 Years Event Summary & Links

SAJ Centennial Shabbat Kick OffSaturday, January 29Tish by Professor Deborah Dash Moore; Guest remarks by Rabbi Deborah Waxman, Congressman Jerry Nadler, Comptroller Brad Lander, Manhattan Borough President Mark Levine, and City Council Member Gale Brewer “A Singing Congregation”: A Century of…

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Radical Love, Rosh HaShanah Day 2

Michael Davidson Much of what I am going to say was captured long ago by a sage of the Ewe people of Ghana. When night or day approach, do we know what is going to happen to us on either…

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Radical Love, Rosh Hashanah Talk 2018

Donna Katzin Seventeen years ago today – 9-11-2001 – I wake up at 6:30 a.m. in Tucson to participate in a socially responsible investment conference.  As I get dressed, I turn on the TV, and see the image of a…

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Malchuyot (Kingship) 2017

Written and presented by Lester Shane There is a moment in the theatre that always thrills me. The house lights go down. It is completely dark and absolutely silent. It is a moment of infinite possibility. Then the curtain goes…

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