This was my sermon from Friday night June 30, 2017. Many of you have asked for a copy. Here it is. Shabbat Shalom Tonight I had a different sermon. A sermon to celebrate our 25 years of our Congregation and to imagine together the next 25 years. But that will wait for another Shabbat…Read more »
Help Israel become a more Just Society. Join the campaign to write 1000’s of letters to Prime Minister Netanyahu, President Reuven Rivlin, Diaspora Minister Naftali Bennett to follow Israel’s Supreme Court Ruling to follow through on the plans to enhance the Southern Kotel (Western Wall) Plaza as a place for egalitarian prayer. The Ultra-Orthodox threatening…Read more »
(I haven’t written yet about the fiasco at the NGLTF’s Creating Change ’16 Conference in Chicago last week). I am frankly still processing the outrageous Antisemitism displayed there and the lack of The Task Force’s ability to create safe space. There is much to be said about what happened. But here is a letter sent…Read more »
Reform Movement Leaders to PM Netanyahu: Help End Incitement 12/18/2015 PrintEmailShare Contact: Max Rosenblum or Jacob Kraus 202.387.2800 | firstname.lastname@example.org Today, leaders of the Reform Jewish Movement addressed the following letter to Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu: Dear Prime Minister Netanyahu, In these troubling and difficult times, we have witnessed a worrying escalation of incitement…Read more »
SO a newish friend and Temple member is a blogger extraordinaire. Writer. Producer. And all -around talented guy. He invited me to be his first guest for a series on food and conversation! Here is the link to that yummy lunch at Ta-Eem – a terrific Kosher Israeli style restaurant. Hummus as good as any…Read more »
This is very important for the relationship with North American Jewry. Netanyahu rejects religion minister’s attack on Reform Jews | The Times of Israel.
Tonight we begin the celebration of Yom Haatzmaut, Israel’s 67th Independence Day. Happy Birthday Israel! It was 67 years ago that the modern State of Israel was born. But it was really a rebirth of our ancient nation state, reborn after 2000 years! The Declaration of Independence of the State of Israel reads: THE DECLARATION:…Read more »