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Category Archives: Bnai David-Judea
Bnai David-Judea Shul Struggles With The Election Result
I would estimate that 80-90% of the members of the modern orthodox synagogue Bnai David are on the Left. There must have been a sense of mourning there following the election. On Shabbat, its rabbi, Yosef Kanefsky, said from the … Continue reading
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Black, Brown, and Beyond: Exploring Issues of Race and Color within our LA Community
Rav Yosef Kanefsky (the most left-wing Orthodox rabbi on the West Coast) emails his list: Dear friends, Race relations has been a particularly painful theme in our country’s narrative, and continues to be so right up to today. From Ferguson … Continue reading
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Need help finding an Orthodox Synagogue!
Jane emails: “I’m a prospective Jewish convert. I’ve spent the past 4 months or so studying at a Conservative Temple here in Los Angeles. Although I really enjoyed my experience, I want to experience and learn more, however this time … Continue reading
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The Mexican Cleaning Women Confused Me For A Rabbi
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The Force Field
He walked past Bnai David Thursday afternoon and saw a trash can with the sign, “Sponsored by Rabbi Yosef Kanefsky.” He stopped and stared. “What the hell?” he thought. “A trash can sponsored by a rabbi? Where’s the kavod of … Continue reading
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