Articles By Rabbi Neal J. Loevinger

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    Rabbi Neal J. Loevinger

    Rabbi Neal Joseph Loevinger is currently the rabbi of Temple Beth-El in Poughkeepsie, NY. A former student at Kolel, he served as Kolel's Director of Outreach from late 1999-2001. He was ordained in the first graduating class of the Ziegler School of Rabbinic Studies of the University of Judaism, and holds a Master's of Environmental Studies from York University in Toronto.


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      Spirituality Never Stops

      The connections between building the Tabernacle and Yom Kippur reminds us that all aspects of our spirituality are connected.

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      Feeling The Presence Of God

      God's presence at Yaakov's deathbed teaches us that our reactions to the situations in which we find ourselves determine our spiritual perceptions.

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      Unconditional Love

      Abram provides us with a model for loving God and people for their own sake and not for any manifestation of that love.

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      It's The Joy, Not The Oy

      Our religious and spiritual experiences of serving God should be joyful and uplifting.

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      Human Vessels For Blessing

      By asking the priests to bless the people, God gives them an opportunity to serve as role models of caring for the people.

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      Judging Ourselves And Others

      The priest's role in declaring and treating leprosy, a physical manifestation of spiritual impurity, teaches us not to judge our own or others' spiritual lives.

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      Portable Holiness

      God was careful to teach the Israelites that holiness derives from encounters with God in Torah study; it is not intrinsic to locations like Mt. Sinai.

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      Anger Management

      The brothers could not speak peacefully with Joseph because they allowed their anger and resentment to control them, rather than asserting their control over their anger.

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      Integrating Knowledge

      Knowledge of God does not always translate into actions based on that knowledge.

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      A Map Of Pluralism

      The arrangement of the Israelites around the Tabernacle, as individuals and as a community, provides us with a model for pluralism.


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