Tuesday Morning Torah – November 21, 2017

It is a few days before Thanksgiving, and you can feel it in the air. Whether you are shopping at the grocery store (very crowded already!), attending school functions with children and grandchildren, or making your family plans for this

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Tuesday Morning Torah – November 14, 2017

Take A Deep Breath
 Lessons from Jacob and Esau
 
Family dynamics can be complicated. Even in the closest of families there are times when individual members need to carve out some space for themselves. Tensions can rise, arguments can occur-

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Tuesday Morning Torah – November 7, 2017

A few words before I share this morning’s Tuesday morning Torah with you. 
1. As we weep once again over the loss of life resulting from the most recent mass shooting in Texas just a few days ago our thoughts

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 31, 2017

As a child, I always loved Halloween. Between the free candy, the dressing up, and the pumpkin carving- what was not to like?  Admittedly there were a few neighborhood houses that scared me because of the “old people” living in

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 24, 2017

A quick reminder before I share today’s message:
Please join us on Wednesday, December 13th from 7:30-9:00P.M. as we welcome Rabbi Jeremy Pappas, the AIPAC Northeast Deputy Synagogue Initiative Direction and National Direction of Rabbinical Student programs for a briefing

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 17, 2017

Some are guilty, but all are responsible. 
Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel

 

Like many of you, I have been dismayed and disturbed by the revelations and allegations surrounding the Harvey Weinstein scandal. Yesterday, my social media feeds lit up with

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 10, 2017

Hag Sukkot Sameach. I hope it has been an enjoyable holiday for everyone. Here’s a quick lesson about the four species and what they can teach us about how our Judaism should be lived out as a “full body experience.”  …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 3, 2017

Before I share this morning’s message, I wanted to take a moment to once again thank all of our volunteers and office staff who made our Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur experience so meaningful. From chair and book set up

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Tuesday Morning Torah – September 26, 2017

A few kavanot, spiritual suggestions, as you prepare for Yom Kippur. I wish all of you a meaningful day and, to those who are fasting, an easy fast.
Click here to see a beautiful video produced by our Masorti movement

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Tuesday Morning Torah – September 19, 2017

Friends, I am looking forward to seeing many of you over the next few days and weeks as we begin a new year together.  It is truly a privilege and a blessing to serve as your rabbi and I am

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