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<i>Shabbat Shirah</i>: Song Takes Wing Shabbat Shirah: Song Takes Wing
Monday, January 21, 2013 by Jerry Friedman | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Complementing the Song of the Sea, which will be read this Shabbat in synagogue, the Rabbis suggested a home-based ritual to celebrate Shabbat Shirah: feeding the birds.
When Prayers for Rain are Answered When Prayers for Rain are Answered
Friday, January 11, 2013 by Alex Joffe | Jewish Ideas Daily » Daily Features

Israel is, in most minds, an arid land bereft of water, not cursed with its superabundance.  But a look at geography and history suggests otherwise.
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