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My Rabbi Does Good

The first rabbi I became close to was Rabbi Aaron Rubinger of Congregation Ohev Shalom in Orlando, Florida. I moved to Orlando in August 1993, shortly after my initial conversion to Judaism earlier that year through a Reform rabbi in … Continue reading

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My First Synagogue Home

I’d been to other synagogues, but Ohev Shalom in Orlando, Florida, was the first one I called home. I was a regular there during my eight months in town (from Aug. 1993 to March 1994). For most of that time, … Continue reading

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Why People Become Orthodox

From Hirhurim: Orthodox Rabbi Kenneth Brander is the inaugural Dean of Yeshiva University, Center for the Jewish Future (CJF). Rabbi Brander is also the Rabbi Emeritus of the Boca Raton Synagogue, founding dean of the Boca Raton Community Kollel, and … Continue reading

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