Hevre, While I am away in Philadelphia at my second residency for the Jewish Spiritual Direction program, Moreh Derekh, that I am participating in this year and next, I want to share with you an important message from Ms. Anat Hoffman, Executive Director, of the Israeli Religious Action Center. Ms. Hoffman has been actively involved [...]
“There’s an App for that!” Hevre, Tomorrow night, May 14th, at 7 PM, we, as a community, receive the Torah anew from Sinai! Each year since our sages turned Shavuot into the day of the Giving and Receiving Torah and not just an agricultural festival, we have symbolically re-enacted that unique life affirming and life [...]
Hevre, Have you ever been to Mt. Sinai? No, not all the hospitals around the country named after Mt. Sinai (which is interesting in itself). No, the Mt Sinai, where, according to tradition, the Torah was to Moses and the People of Israel. Well, according to our rabbinic sages whether we realize it or not, [...]
Hevre, Its hard to believe that our religious school and preschool years will soon be coming to end – yes, of course, still a few more weeks. But I wanted to make sure that everyone – school families – and the rest of our diverse congregation are aware of a very important Interfaith Learning program [...]
The Rabbi Transition Committee recently issued a survey to identify the qualities, skills, knowledge and abilities our congregation values in our next Rabbi. Click into the article to review the Congregational Survey Results and learn more.
Great Passover Recipes Hevre, With Passover soon approaching (don’t miss the workshop this coming Sunday, March 17th at 10:45 PM about how to lead a creative seder) sometimes if I reflect deeply I can almost smell my grandmother’s and mother’s Passover smells. What great memories and what great tastes!!! Yes, for those who want to [...]