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Trip to Israel–Blog #5: All Kinds of Judaism

On our way into Jerusalem on Thursday, my group stopped in the lakeside site of Capernaum.  This place is famous for its role as the setting of most of Jesus’… Read More »

Affinity Groups

When you put together a group of cantors and hundreds of choir members, you get a wonderful concert!

On Sunday afternoon, April 8th, at 4 p.m., I am excited to be joining 15 of my cantorial colleagues, together with over 175 volunteer singers – including some of our… Read More »

Board and Committees

When you put together a group of cantors and hundreds of choir members, you get a wonderful concert!

On Sunday afternoon, April 8th, at 4 p.m., I am excited to be joining 15 of my cantorial colleagues, together with over 175 volunteer singers – including some of our… Read More »

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Immigration Redux

(photograph by Wellington Rodriguez)   In September 2015, as European countries were building fences and locking train stations because of immigration from Turkey, I gave a sermon and said that… Read More »

Ongoing Learning

Immigration Redux

(photograph by Wellington Rodriguez)   In September 2015, as European countries were building fences and locking train stations because of immigration from Turkey, I gave a sermon and said that… Read More »

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Immigration Redux

(photograph by Wellington Rodriguez)   In September 2015, as European countries were building fences and locking train stations because of immigration from Turkey, I gave a sermon and said that… Read More »

Lag B’Omer

What is Lag B’Omer and Why Celebrate It?   In Judaism, we have no shortage of holidays. We have major holidays such as Shabbat, Rosh Hashanah, Yom Kippur, Sukkot, Passover… Read More »

Tamid Takes On NYC

At the end of March, 22 of our Tamid students (along with some wonderful parent chaperones, Adam and myself) joined together for a weekend of Judaism, learning and fun in… Read More »

The Omer period – Making our days count!

With all the preparations for the Pesach seder, you would think that once we celebrated our departure from Egypt we could relax and enjoy a good meal while the children… Read More »