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A New Approach to the Rules Shaping Shabbat Practice

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Congregation B'nai Israel in Willimantic, Connecticut underwent a long communal Reconstructionist process to decide on congregational rules for Shabbat practice. This newsletter article documents that process, and explains the values weighed and the eventual outcome that was reached. This document can serve as an exemplar for Values Based Decision Making on other topics as well. 

Rabbi, Temple B'nai Israel (Willimantic, CT)

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