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This week, Rabbanit Sarna and Rabbi Wolkenfeld have a parsha-themed discussion about tefilat mincha (and share why you should come to Mincha/Ma’ariv at ASBI!), followed by an exciting announcement that our shul has decided upon which Siddur we will be purchasing. Learn why they're so thrilled about the decision and hear from Rabbi Aaron Katchen, ASBI’s Koren Publishers sales representative.

Music credit: “Three” from the album Proverbs, by Les Hayden, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

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This week, Rabbanit Sarna and Rabbi Wolkenfeld explain something called “The Cholent Effect” as it relates to this week’s parsha, Parshat Lech Lecha and discuss some of the medical halacha questions raised by assisted reproductive technologies. They also interview Anna Rubin, a Community Organizer at the Jewish Council on Urban Affairs.

Music credit: “Three” from the album Proverbs, by Les Hayden, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

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The Straw Hat is back! With the chagim behind us, Rabbanit Sarna and Rabbi Wolkenfeld share some of the exciting things that will be happening at ASBI in the coming weeks and months. They also discuss this week’s parsha, Parshat Bereshit, with a particular focus on the curses of Adam and Eve, followed by an interview with Rabbanit Sarna’s husband, Ethan Schwartz, who shares some of his expertise as a doctoral student in Hebrew Bible.

Music credit: “Three” from the album Proverbs, by Les Hayden, used under a Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivatives 4.0 License.

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