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Monthly Archives: November 2015

Helping the Helpless

Hillel said, “Do not separate yourself from the community.” How does this verse relate to our Mitzvah trip on Friday and our Mitzvah trips over the next few days? Let me tell you. This Friday, we will be packing Thanksgiving food baskets that have Thanksgiving themed food. On Monday, we will be going to the … Continue reading »

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Remembering Those Who Have Been Forgotten

This week for our mitzvah trip we observed the mitzvah, Kavod Ha-Meit or honoring the dead. We did this by going to the Jewish section of the Evergreen Cemetery and the Jacksonville Jewish Center Memorial Park and cleaning gravestones. The middle school got into groups of four or five and started cleaning the dirtiest gravestones … Continue reading »

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