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Dayeinu For Today

More than most other Jewish experiences during the calendar year, we love to celebrate Passover. A 2013 survey by the Pew Research Center found that American Jews frequent a Seder in surprisingly high numbers. While only 23% of U.S. Jews said they attend religious services at least monthly, 70% said they participated in a Seder last year. That includes 42% of Jews of no religion (those who consider themselves Jewish in some way, were raised Jewish or had a Jewish parent, but say they are atheist or agnostic or have no particular religion.)

So, what is it about Passover that speaks to American Jews? I imagine that in large part … Read more

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Esther’s Use of Prayer and its Impact on Ours: Finding the Right Words in a Broken World

I have always been amazed by Esther’s bravery. As we will read in the Megilla on Purim, Queen Esther approaches King Achashverosh in order to petition him to spare the Jews from the evil plot of Haman. Esther acknowledges that she is putting her life at risk in order to ask to see the king.… Read more

Countering Fear and Violence by Coming Together

Dear Friends, On Thursday night of last week we entered into the new month of Av. Av is a month of sadness in the midst of destruction, yet it also contains within it the seeds of hope. The beginning of Av introduces the “nine days,” which culminates in the ninth day of the Hebrew month… Read more

This week May 26- June 1

Fri. evening services 6:30pm
Sat. Shabbat services 9:15am
Ruach Shabbat 11-11:45am
Sun. Minyan 9:00am
Mon. Minyan 9:00am (Memorial Day)
Thur. Minyan 9:15am (Shavuot services)
Fri. Candle Lighting: 7:59pm
Sat. Havdalah: 9:06pm

Parashat Bemidbar

In the second year after leaving Egypt, in the Sinai wilderness, God orders Moses to take a census of the people. God also determines the posi-tioning of each tribe around the Tabernacle. The tribe of Levi is appointed to attend to the Mishkan and to aid the Kohanim.


Calendar of Events

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    Sun 28
    Mon 29
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    Memorial Day

    May 29
    Mon 29

    Office Closed

    May 29