• My Story. Your Story. Our Story.

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    Carol Oseran Starin

    God created people because God loves stories—Elie Wiesel, The Gates of the Forest

    carol starinJonathan Safran Foer wrote that Jews have 6 senses, the usual 5 plus one more—memory. (Everything Is Illuminated).

    At this time of year when Jews throughout the world prepare for Pesah we tend to remember...

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  • Do You Know the Differences in Prayers?

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    No, you are incorrect! This version of Sim Shalom comes from Mishkan T’fillah, the siddur of the Reform movement. The change comes in the third line with the words barkeinu, yotzreinu kulanu k’ehad b’or panekha. You can check this out yourself. Download the PrayerTech app from  student.prayertech.net and try it out using the user name and password sample. All four versions of Sim Shalom are there. Can you see where the movements...

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  • Do you know the Differences in Prayer?

    Posted | by TAPBB Editor

    Yes, you are correct! This version of Sim Shalom comes from Mishkan T’fillah, the siddur of the Reform movement. The change comes in the third line with the words barkeinu, yotzreinu kulanu k’ehad b’or panekha. You can check this out yourself. Download the PrayerTech app from  student.prayertech.net and try it out using the user name and password sample. All four versions of Sim Shalom are there. Can you see where the movements...

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  • Tech-i-ya 6.2—Augmenting Our Realities

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    Adrian A. Durlester

    layarImagine, if you will, a poster in your classroom (or one being displayed on your smartboard or monitor) of a particular prayer or blessing in Hebrew text. Now imagine pointing the camera on your iPad, iPhone, or Android phone or tablet at the...

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  • What I am Reading

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    Vicky Kelman

    Becoming Nicole: The Transformation of an American Family by Amy Ellis McNutt

    “Hanokh l’na’ar al pi darko / gam ki yazkin lo yasur mimena” ( Proverbs 22:6)

    This biblical teaching has been ringing in my brain since reading “Becoming Nicole.”

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