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Persevering in the Aftermath of Pittsburgh

For many Jews around the world, Saturday – Shabbat – is a time of reflection and relaxation. Saturday is a moment to take a step back from the hustle and… Read More »

Ongoing Learning

Lippman Kanfer Prize

When our congregants began sharing moments of spiritual pain due to the surrounding decay of democratic norms in America, we responded. We decided to create opportunities to practice the skills… Read More »

Counting the Omer

Counting the Omer is a practice of mindfulness. On the one hand, counting each of the days from Passover until Shavuot seems effortless; sticking with it involves a consciousness, a… Read More »

Counting the Omer

Counting the Omer is a practice of mindfulness. On the one hand, counting each of the days from Passover until Shavuot seems effortless; sticking with it involves a consciousness, a… Read More »

Counting the Omer

Counting the Omer is a practice of mindfulness. On the one hand, counting each of the days from Passover until Shavuot seems effortless; sticking with it involves a consciousness, a… Read More »

Latest Posts

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 »

Creating Moral Space

Parashat Terumah Sermon delivered at NVHC on February 16, 2018 When I was a child, we wandered around the neighborhood after school, sometimes playing football, sometimes just riding our bikes,… Read More »