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G’milut Chasadim and The CJC Caring Committee

by Steve Kramer, CJC Co-President

G’milut Chasadim

New Year’s Resolution – Time to Speak Up

Sermon for Parshat Shemot

New year’s Resolution – Time to Speak Up
By Cantor Ben Kintisch

The New Year’s holiday has come and gone, and, well 5 days in, how are you doing? If you made a resolution, are you sticking to it? No judgement from me – I’m just a human boy person, and I am fallible, and I, too, have trouble making my plans turn real.

“Wrestling with God” Parshat Vayishlach

By Cantor Ben Kintisch
Presented at CJC Friday Night Services 12/1/17

I think the earliest memory I have of wrestling was at the height of the WWF, watching with fascination as Hulk Hogan battled with his rivals. All of them were massive, big muscles and tiny uniforms, which added to the spectacle. Each match unfolded with drama, and ended with more drama. Sure, my skeptical brother asserted it “wasn’t real.” But the men in the ring sure looked like they were struggling – even if it was rather theatrical.

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