Tuesday Morning Torah – September 24, 2013

I Light a Yahrtzeit Candle
But What Do I Say?

 

 Moadim L’Simcha. I hope that everyone is having an enjoyable Sukkot holiday! It was wonderful to see so many of you in our Sukkah this past weekend!

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Tuesday Morning Torah – September 17, 2013

Happy New Year! I hope that everyone had a meaningful Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur. I want to thank all of our staff and lay leadership for working so hard to create a meaningful experience for our community over these

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Tuesday Morning Torah – September 10, 2013

Before today’s message- a reminder that the informational meeting for our congregational mission to the Jewish community of Cuba is tomorrow night, September 11 at 7:30PM at the synagogue. Everyone is invited to attend minyan at 7:00 PM.

 
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Tuesday Morning Torah – August 27, 2013

Rosh Hashanah is nearly one week away. Are you ready?

Here are a few resources to get you in the spirit of the holiday.

1. To get you in the right frame of mind, watch this short clip from the …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – August 13, 2013

In a few weeks, Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth, Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks will retire. As is written so appropriately in his bio., since his appointment, Rabbi Sacks has become a global religious leader, philosopher,

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Tuesday Morning Torah – July 30, 2013

Those of you who know me understand that I have a strong commitment to Jewish Day School education, and see many lifelong values and benefits to attending Day School.  And most of you probably know (or would not be surprised …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – July 9, 2013

Two weeks ago I had the privilege of serving as a Scholar in Residence at Camp Ramah in the Poconos. For those who are unfamiliar, Ramah is the camping arm of Conservative Judaism. While at Ramah I had the pleasure

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Tuesday Morning Torah – July 2, 2013

Last week marked a historic moment for our country, with the Supreme Court’s decision to repeal DOMA. In recent decades, the American Jewish community has wrestled with the issue of welcoming and including our GLBT brothers and sisters into our

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Tuesday Morning Torah – June 18, 2013

The Weekly Parsha- Prophets, and Privacy

 
In this week’s Torah portion we read about a Moabite king (Balak) and his prophet for hire (Balaam). King Balak hires Balaam to curse the Israelites, but Balaam fails three times and God …

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Tuesday Morning Torah – June 11, 2013

From issues of religious pluralism, to Google’s possible purchase of an Israeli start-up company (Waze), to the strife along Israel’s boarder with Syria- many interesting articles about Israel have come across my desk in recent weeks. Here are a sampling …

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