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Counting Up, Counting Down

Every year, but perhaps this year more than ever, the time between Passover and Shavuot exists as a liminal space. During the Omer, we are both counting the days since we went free from Egypt, and waiting with anticipation to receive the Torah. This year, during the seven weeks of the Omer, Maharat will share seven pieces of Torah from students on the theme of "Counting Up, Counting Down," each answering the question of what it means to be both in and between things in different ways.

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Week 1 - Haroset: A Tale of Love and Darkness

Miriam Lorie, Class of 2024

Week 2 - Halfway There

Luz Toff, Class of 2025

Week 3 - Toward Holiness

Arielle Krule, Class of 2025

Week 4 - The Clarion Call of Sefirat ha-Omer

Leah Fine, Class of 2024

Week 5 - Talmud Torah K’Neged Kulam: Economic Justice and Shavuot

Emily Bell, Class of 2027

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