Purim: Life is Unpredictable

By Rabbi Mordechai Levin

Sometimes things work out completely different than what we might have expected or feared. We worry about certain things that might occur in the future, but they never happen. We hope for good things and our expectations are not met. Life’s unpredictability is one of the … More

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The Maccabeats Purim Song


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High Holidays Resolutions

By Rabbi Mordechai Levin
Published by The Jewish Post and Opinion – August 31, 2016

Jewish people across the world are engaged in preparations for Rosh Hashanah — one of the most important times in the Hebrew calendar. Rosh Hashanah has deep significance in that it marks the beginning of … More

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Where is Moses in the Haggadah?

By Rabbi Mordechai Levin

In several days we will celebrate Pesach, the holiday which commemorates our ancestors’ exodus from slavery in Egypt 3,200 years ago. We will gather at our homes and at Beth El for the Seder, and we will read the Haggadah, the book used to tell the … More

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Rabbi Levin is the rabbi of Congregation Beth Israel in Munster, IN. He received his rabbinic ordination from the Latin American Rabbinical Seminary, and is a member of the Rabbinical Assembly. In 2010, he was awarded an Honorary Doctorate of Divinity from the Jewish Theological Seminary in New York City for his years of dedicated service to the Conservative movement and the Jewish community...Full bio

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