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Our Soul Remembers: Finding Hope on Tisha B'Av
Our Soul Remembers: Finding Hope on Tisha B'Av

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin August 10, 2019

On the Ninth of Av, the anniversary of the destruction of both ancient temples, the Western Wall—now the last fragment of what was once a grand and welcoming home shared by G-d and humankind—is awash with mourners, gathering to read the book of Lamentations. 

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Deeper Beauty: Connecting to Intention Through Hiddur Mitzvah
Deeper Beauty: Connecting to Intention Through Hiddur Mitzvah

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin July 24, 2019

The Hebrew root of “I will glorify G-d” [anveihu] can be understood as either nah’eh, meaning “handsome” or “pleasing,” or nah’veh, meaning “dwelling place” or “home.” Looking at hiddur mitzvah through these lenses, we are invited to explore an alternate understanding than what we may think of as creating beauty: it calls on us to create a home for the Divine presence through our actions. 

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Connecting in the Digital Age: Jewish Unity in the Face of Extraordinary Diversity
Connecting in the Digital Age: Jewish Unity in the Face of Extraordinary Diversity

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin July 17, 2019

Today, the Jewish community faces a new challenge in that we are more blessedly diverse than ever before, but, as a result, the interests that might bind us can be less obvious than they once were. There is no longer just one perceived “insider language” of the Jewish people, and this fact is becoming increasingly clear to us as technology advances.

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Honoring Her Story: Mother's Day 2019
Honoring Her Story: Mother's Day 2019

by Kolbo fine judaica gallery Admin May 02, 2019

The Torah shares the stories of mothers in every stage. First Sarah and later Rachel as soon-to-be mothers, yearning for a child of their own while their extended families blossom; The fierce love of Rebecca for her son Yaakov, the bravery of Yocheved who cast her infant into the Nile in desperate hope for his survival;

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