As I count the Omer and prepare to start a new job, I find myself at times resonating with what must have been a bittersweet experience for the Israelites who left Egypt to receive the Torah on Mount Sinai.0 comments
Rabbi Dan Dorsch is the assistant rabbi of Temple Beth Shalom in Livingston, New Jersey. A graduate of the Jewish Theological Seminary, he is a past delegate to the World Zionist Congress and is also a board member of Mercaz USA: The Zionist arm of the Conservative movement in America.
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Dorsch is a contributing blogger for Haaretz Jewish World.