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NVHC Conversations

Ugliness on the Rise

In a recent article in the New York Daily news, a group of interfaith colleagues point to the prophet Nehemiah for guidance about our current moment. Their concern was the… Read More »

Affinity Groups

NVHC to Celebrate Jubilee Year!

It’s almost here!  We are approaching a watershed moment in NVHC’s history:  this autumn, we will kick off our celebration of 50 years of meaningful Jewish life. It’ll be great… Read More »

Board and Committees

NVHC to Celebrate Jubilee Year!

It’s almost here!  We are approaching a watershed moment in NVHC’s history:  this autumn, we will kick off our celebration of 50 years of meaningful Jewish life. It’ll be great… Read More »

News & Events

Responding to Charlottesville

The events in Charlottesville over the weekend shook all of us.  There is a lot to say. After speaking with our former intern, Rabbi Rachel Schmelkin, who works in Charlottesville… Read More »

Ongoing Learning

Singing and S’mores in the Sukkah! Yum –

Singing and S’mores in the Sukkah–How does this all fit together, you might wonder.  Well, food, music and relationship are all integral and interrelated in Judaism. Jews and food are… Read More »

Latest Posts

Praying with my Feet …. and my Placard

You may know that the great Rabbi Abraham Joshua Heschel said that when he walked with The Rev. Dr. Martin Luther King, Jr. for racial justice he felt as though… Read More »

Singing and S’mores in the Sukkah! Yum –

Singing and S’mores in the Sukkah–How does this all fit together, you might wonder.  Well, food, music and relationship are all integral and interrelated in Judaism. Jews and food are… Read More »