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Thank You for Your Service

What does it mean to serve? The definition of “serve” is varied. For example, as an intransitive verb (not having a direct object and, yes, I had to look that up), it has seven different meanings, including: as a servant or in the military to be of use to be worthy of reliance or trust to […]

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Hineni: “I am ready” and “I am prepared

As you might expect, the start of school and High Holiday preparations are always daunting for a Jewish professional and no prayer brings that point home more than the Hineni (הִנֵנִי), which reflects on the ability to pray with humility and sincerity, while fearing that one is unworthy of the task. Hineni ִmeans much more […]

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Shavuot: The Festival Honoring Receiving the Torah

Shavuot is one of my favorite holidays. It is the third of our three festival holidays, so-called because, in Temple times, Jews from all over would travel to Jerusalem to make sacrifices. In fact, in Hebrew, Shavuot, along with Sukkot and Pesach (Passover), are called the Shalosh Regalim ([literally] the three legs or feet), because for each of […]

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BJEP Talks: Pass it on! November 5, 2017, 10am-12pm

  Join us to hear a dynamic panel discuss their backgrounds and how their lives intersect with the Jewish themes of Giving, Lifelong Jewish Learning and Generation to Generation. BJEP invites you, your friends and family, and the Boston-area community to attend this special event! This is our first of three event for BJEP Turns 50! […]

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BJEP Alum? Keep in touch!

Seeking former BJEP students, Brandeis students/alumni who were BJEP student teachers, BJEP parents and other Brandeis alum affiliated with BJEP. Join the ‘BJEP Alumni Association’ on Facebook to hear about 50th anniversary events and re-connect with your BJEP community.

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