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Passover Traditions

03/26/2018 03:52:57 PM


Allison Carter

By Allison Spitzer Carter

Every family has its own holiday traditions. One of the favorites in my family is burning making the Matzah Crack.  I learned about this delicious twist on passover food when I first moved to Atlanta, and taught religious school. My team teacher...Read more...

Making Passover Yours

03/19/2018 10:07:37 AM


Allison Carter

Passover is just two weeks away. There is still plenty of time to customize your Seder table with family's personality, and it doesn't have to cost you a bundle. We really like these made with plates you can get at a dollar store:…/homemade-passover-seder-plates/
I made the plates seen here based on The Shiksa instructions. NOT dishwasher safe.


El Refugio Trip

03/07/2018 10:07:14 AM


Allison Carter

This May 18-19, CBH members are invited join Rabbi Josh, attorneys and CBH members Tamara Caldas and Peter Isbister, and a small group of CBHers for a visit to the Stewart Detention Center in Lumpkin, GA. Our purpose in going is to be able to...Read more...

Shalom From Jerusalem

02/02/2018 02:11:46 PM


Rabbi Joshua Lesser

This week we read from Parshat Yitro, the part of the Exodus where the Israelites arrive at Mount Sinai and prepare to receive Torah. Along with the Exodus itself, this is a moment where the rabbis stress the importance of everyone's presence and of recognizing the equality throughout the people. For me, these are the unspoken commandments to which we also strive.

As most of you know, McKenzie and I have been representingRead more...

Erev Rosh Hashanah D'var 2017

12/06/2017 11:14:49 AM


Casey Hall

Given by Casey Hall

A month ago, we started Elul—our 29 days of reflection prior to these Yamim Nora’im,  Days of Awe—on the heels of that amazing cosmic event—the Great Eclipse of 2017. I had been preparing for months. I reserved a cabin in North Georgia along the path of totality, talked with my daughter Elena’s teachers about missing school, and even scoped out the night life in the small town...Read more...

Yom Kippur Morning D'var Torah 2017

12/06/2017 11:14:41 AM


Hannah Podhorzer

Given by Hannah Podhorzer

My junior year of high school, I was assigned a book that ended up defining my life for that year. “President Nixon: Alone in the White House” became what my friends and I called, the Bible. Let me be clear, I did *not* want to read this book. It was long and heavy and filled with vocabulary I had never seen before. But read it, I did. I learned about Vietnam, China, and economics. The...Read more...

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