Tuesday Morning Torah – March 11, 2014

Purim is right around the corner! Thank you to our Sisterhood and all of our volunteers who helped put together Mishloach manot bags and Hamantaschen this past Sunday. Check out our Facebook page to see some pictures from Sunday and …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – March 4, 2014

Good morning! Before today’s message, I want to tell you how proud I am of our community, and how grateful I am to all who have been working on the Assistant Rabbi/Educator search process. Our first weekend was a huge

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Tuesday Morning Torah – February 25, 2014

Last night we returned from a wonderful mission to the Jewish community of Cuba. With over twenty participants from our Torat El community and around the country, we met with representatives of four different Jewish communities, visited numerous sites and

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Tuesday Morning Torah – February 11, 2014

A few weeks ago, my facebook page was filled with comments and articles about the Holocaust. It took me a few moments to realize that it was January 27th- the day that the United Nations declared to be an international …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – February 4, 2014

Before today’s message, a reminder that my class on Judaism and Medicine starts tomorrow night. Please join us for minyan at 7, followed by our class from 7:30-9:00.  I will be co-teaching tomorrow with Dr. Joshua Schor and we will …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – January 28, 2014

When I lived in San Jose, outside of my pulpit I volunteered my time in an advisory capacity at a local community day school. The school had recently expanded to include a middle school, and the administration realized that there …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – January 21, 2014

Good Morning! Below are a few snow related announcements. Stay warm and safe in this weather.

1. The office is closed this afternoon due to the storm.

2. There will be no minyan this evening or tomorrow morning due to …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – January 14, 2014

Good morning! Two announcements before today’s message:

1. Please remember to join us for our annual MLK interfaith celebration– tomorrow night, Wed. January 15th at 7:30PM in the sanctuary.

2. Interested in going to Israel? The Jewish Federation

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Tuesday Morning Torah – January 7, 2014


Over the past few days, sports has been on my mind- and not just because of the NFL Division Playoffs. Yesterday I read an   article about Aaron Lieberman, an Orthodox college basketball player …

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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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