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May 2020 Newsletter

My dear fellow chaplains, It is my fervent hope that you and your loved ones are, and remain, healthy and strong as we navigate the current storm. Wherever I am or who or what I am listening to, the one thing I keep hearing these days is, “things are/will be different”, or “this is the [&helli...
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January 2020 Newsletter

My dear brothers and sisters in state service, Shalom! Having recently completed the festival of Chanukah, I am reminded of a powerful lesson from the candles, given by my teacher and mentor, the Lubavitcher Rebbe: “It's luminous, it's warm, it's romantic; but most of all it's spiritual. A yellow ...
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June 2018 Newsletter

ACCSS Newsletter June 2018 As the newly elected President, it is my pleasure to share with you what the Association of California Chaplains in State Service is about and the importance of the association for all of us chaplains. Additionally, I would like to try and explain what we stand for, as ...
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December 2017 Newsletter

Download the original PDF of this newsletter here.     Brothers and sisters in State service,   My name is Benzion Lew; I am the Jewish Chaplain at Calipatria State Prison. I have been working at Calipatria for fourteen years, and I am blessed to work with a great team. I have had the...
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