V’Eileh Sh’mot – These are the Names.

by Arliene Botnick, December 27, 2018

As we are about to enter a “secular” new year, we are entering the 2nd book of Torah – Sh’mot. Called “EXODUS” in English, the Hebrew name sh’mot comes from,…

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A Bucket List of Giving

by Robbin Botnick, December 27, 2018

As we close out the Gregorian calendar and look forward to a new year many of us set goals for ourselves. As we grow older, we may become more focused…

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Raising Up

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, November 29, 2018

As the darkness of winter increases, communities around the world welcome the increasing darkness with festivals of light. Jews around the world observe the festival of Hanukkah with the lighting…

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The True Miracle of Chanukah

by Arliene Botnick, November 28, 2018

As we begin to celebrate Chanukah, we pay little attention to the fact that Chanukah has historically been considered a minor holiday. Unlike the major Yom Tovs which begin with…

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