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What's in a Name?

Fri, 06/23/2017 - 8:37am -- Clergy

There are many names for God. My favorite has always been "Shechinah" which refers to God as a presence who dwells among us. Medieval Kabbalists portrayed the feminine Shechinah as a loving mother who suffers along with her children Israel in exile. She toils with her children while they are slaves in Egypt and protects them in the wilderness after they are liberated.

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