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Just added...Jewels by Natan Sharansky, Mia Goldman and Rabbi's Abraham Twerski and Shlomo Riskin!

Dear Chevreh,

If you haven't been part of the Jewels of Elul project, envisioned and skillfully organized by our teacher Craig Taubman, I cannot encourage you enough.  If you have participated, you've already ordered your copies.

Shabbat Shalom!

Jewels of Elul VI - The Art of Beginning...Again

Dear Friends:

I am excited to announce that Natan Sharansky, Author Alan Lightman, Boxer Yurie Foreman, producer Mia Goldman and Rabbi's Billy Dreskin, Abraham Twerski and Shlomo Riskin will be writing Jewels this year!

Our theme this year is The Art of Beginning...Again. Twenty Nine inspired contributors will share a personal story, about how deal with change. We will include pieces by Noah Alper founder of Noah's Bagels, African-American Rabbi, Alysa Stanton, actress Noa Tishby, Rabbi's  David Wolpe and Rabbi Naomi Levy, Imam Jihad Turk, Jeremy Ben Ami, Eli Broad, a prisoner in a penitentiary, a Lost Boy of Sudan and medical student Nofrat Frenkel, arrested for wearing a Tallit at the wall. 

The Jewels will be available online free of charge at beginning the first day of Elul, August 11, Jewels of Elul books will also be available in print for Temples and organizations to share with their communities in time for the High Holy days.  To receive copies of the book, we request a donation to

Beit T'Shuvah, a residential addiction treatment center.
___ 100 Jewels of Elul booklets: Suggested gift to Beit T'Shuvah $72
___ 250 Jewels of Elul booklets: Suggested gift to Beit T'Shuvah $180
___ 500 Jewels of Elul booklets: Suggesteded gift to Beit T'Shuvah $360
___ Send me a free Jewels of Elul banner and URL link to post on our website.

To order Jewels of Elul booklets, please make your tax-deductible check out to
Beit T'Shuvah of Los Angeles, and send by July 1,  2010 (while supplies last)
Jewels of Elul
P.O. Box 6061-115
Sherman Oaks, CA 91423
We look forward to hearing from you!

Craig Taubman


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