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Communal Mishlo'ach Manot

Minyan Dorshei Derekh in Philadelphia has taken an innovative approach to this Purim tradition by making communal mishlo'ach manot packages for each megillah reading attendee. Community members donate time, money and items to create the gift baskets and most of the money goes to tzedakah.

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The Role of Obligation in Judaism

This is a transcript from edtalk, the listserv of Reconstructionist educators. In 2001, education intern Sarah Rubin asked for ideas about how to teach about the role of obligation in Judaism—particularly in the context of bar/bat mitzvah. What obligations do we have as individuals? What obligations does the Jewish community have to us?
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