Monthly Archives: February 2013

A Bissel to Nibble #14 of 5773

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Torah Portion by Rabbi Mark Melamut *Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish. Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 25 – 27:19) … Continue reading

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A Bissel to Nibble #13 of 5773

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Torah Portion by Rabbi Mark *Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish. Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. Parshat Mishpatim (Exodus 21 – 24:18) We … Continue reading

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Shanghai Film Festival Part I

Last night a group of documentary film enthusiasts met at Congregation B’nai Emunah for the first of two Shanghai movies. The movie Shanghai Ghetto explains in great detail how the so-called Shanghai Jews survived Second World War in China. The … Continue reading

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Bissel to Nibble #12 of 5773

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Torah Portion by Rabbi Mark *Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish. Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. Parshat  Yitro (Exodus 18 – 20:22) – … Continue reading

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