Tuesday Morning Torah – December 17, 2013

This is going to be a difficult message, but an important one.

This past week, I have been virtually following the story of Sam Sommer, an 8-year-old boy who died of Leukemia this past Shabbat. A loss of a child

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Tuesday Morning Torah – December 10, 2013

This past week the world lost a great leader and peacemaker with the death of Nelson Mandela. Below are a few articles that circulated in the Jewish community reflecting upon this loss. As Jews, we are obligated to work tirelessly

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Tuesday Morning Torah – December 3, 2013

ON THE FUTURE OF CONSERVATIVE JUDAISM

 

Join The Conversation

 
 Shalom and Happy Hanukkah!

Over the past few weeks, there have been numerous articles in the Jewish press about the future of the Conservative Movement. Some say we are …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – November 26, 2013

Before this morning’s message, I wanted to give a belated thank you to the Sisterhood for running a fantastic rummage sale last week! Also, a huge thank you to our Men’s club, Religious School, and Sisterhood for putting together a …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – November 19, 2013

Thanksivukkah is coming! Over the past few months there have been numerous articles and essays about this unique collision of Thanksgiving and Hanukkah. For those who don’t know what I am talking about- this year, for this first, and possibly …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – November 12, 2013

Our hearts and prayer go out to all of those who are suffering due to the immense destruction and loss of life caused by Typhoon Haiyan that hit the Philippines earlier this week.  Jewish tradition teaches that we have a …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – November 5, 2013

As the recent   Pew survey of the American Jewish community showed, the Jewish community in America has plenty to be concerned about. But while much ink has been spilt worrying about the current status and making prognostications for the …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 29, 2013

It has been one year to the day since Super Storm Sandy devastated our region. Like many of you, I remember that day very clearly. I remember the sense of feeling disconnected from the outside world and the devastation in

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 22, 2013

Making The Most Of Each Day

 
 

This Week’s Torah portion is entitled Hayyei Sarah, The Life of Sarah.  As the portion opens, we read of Sarah’s death at the age of 127 and Abraham’s purchase of a burial

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Tuesday Morning Torah – October 8, 2013

Reminder: Looking forward to seeing everyone at   Mitzvah Day, this coming Sunday, October 13th from 10AM-2PM at Camp Oakhurst. Come do a mitzvah and make a difference with your Torat El family. 

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I keep a “note” on

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