Ethiopian Jews & the Festival Sigd

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, October 30, 2019

Hodesh Tov! This is the standard Jewish greeting at the start of each new month in the Jewish calendar. As November begins this year in the secular calendar, the month…

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We’re “Doing Jewish” and So Can You!

by Arliene Botnick, October 30, 2019

What’s the question(s) you’ve always wanted to ask? Boys become Bar Mitzvah at age 13 but there is no place in the Torah that mentions the age of 13. Torah…

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Safety and Freedom

by Roselyn Allen, October 30, 2019

October 27th marked the first anniversary of the Tree of Life shootings in Pittsburgh. Eleven lives were tragically lost, others in the congregation were physically injured, and all Jewish communities…

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Asking the Hard Questions

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, September 26, 2019

What is it about the High Holy Days that draws so many of us into the synagogue? Even if we have not been more than a few times or perhaps…

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