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This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.

This Is A Custom Widget

This Sliding Bar can be switched on or off in theme options, and can take any widget you throw at it or even fill it with your custom HTML Code. Its perfect for grabbing the attention of your viewers. Choose between 1, 2, 3 or 4 columns, set the background color, widget divider color, activate transparency, a top border or fully disable it on desktop and mobile.
509, 2015

September Looking at Jews: Teshuvah/Repentance

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A focus on the process of Teshuvah/Repentance in the column for this month.

Take a look HERE.

Rabbi Joe

503, 2015

Pulpit Exchange: Rabbi Joe Blair, Emmanuel Episcopal Church, Staunton, March 1, 2015

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[Note: The following is the sermon I delivered at the invitation of Rev. Shelby Ochs Owen at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Staunton VA on Sunday, 3/1/2015 as part of our second pulpit exchange. She addressed the congregants at Temple House of Israel on Friday, February 27th. — Rabbi Joe]
Rabbi Joe Blair’s ‘Drash’/Sermon to Emmanuel Episcopal […]

503, 2015

Pulpit Exchange: Rev. Shelby Ochs Owen – Shabbat Zachor

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[Note: The following is the sermon delivered by Rev. Owen at Temple House of Israel as part of our second pulpit exchange. She addressed the congregants at Temple House of Israel, and I spoke to congregants at Emmanuel Episcopal Church in Staunton on Sunday morning, 3/1/15.  — Rabbi Joe ]

Sermon at Temple House of Israel

Rev. […]

1510, 2014

Atem Nitzavim – Blessing for the Weeders

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Atem Nitzavim – Blessing for the Weeders: A Benediction for a Small Congregation
Yom Kippur 5775
Rabbi Joe Blair
(adapted with kind permission from a concept by colleague Rabbi Ellen Lewis)
Delivered to Temple House of Israel in Staunton and Congregation Beth El in Harrisonburg, Virginia
Shalom, and Gut Yontiff.

As you are aware, we have shared a year of difficulties […]

610, 2014

Practicing for Death

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Practicing for Death, Practicing for Life in this Place
Temple House of Israel, Staunton, VA
Temple Beth El, Harrisonburg, VA
10 Tishrei 5775
3-4 October 2014
Rabbi Sue Levi Elwell, PhD.
Welcome back.  We’re here again, in this place.

B’makom hazeh.

For some of us, this place is familiar. For some of us, this is a new place.

Let’s all take a moment to […]