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Shavuot: A Time of Transformation

by Roselyn Allen, May 27, 2020

On May 25th, 2007, the day after Shavuot, my mother died of cancer. For me this is a bittersweet time: every year as I count the Omer, I remember the…

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A Synagogue is Not Just a Building

by Roselyn Allen, April 30, 2020

We often ask ourselves whether a synagogue is simply a building. In this time of COVID19 we’ve seen that Solel Congregation is much more than that. These past several weeks…

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Performing Our Own Miracles

by Roselyn Allen, March 26, 2020

I wish to acknowledge how responsive our staff, religious and lay leadership have been in adjusting to these unprecedented times. As it is said in the Ta’anit: a person should…

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Opening Our Hearts

by Roselyn Allen, February 26, 2020

It seems that every time I’ve looked at the news in the last few weeks anti-semitism has been there. Why shouldn’t it? It’s been around for thousands of years…why should…

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