The Countdown to Shavuot

by Arliene Botnick, April 25, 2019

We count the days, so let us make sure that every day counts! In Leviticus 23:21, we are commanded to “keep count for a full 7 weeks … count 50…

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Solel’s Field of Dreams

by Robbin Botnick, April 25, 2019

Every month as the deadline for the Monthly Shammas approaches I get that somewhat overwhelming feeling of panic, what can I write about this month that might be meaningful? I…

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Happy 200th Birthday Isaac Mayer Wise

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, March 28, 2019

This first week of April, I will be gathering with Reform rabbinic colleagues in Cincinnati, for our annual convention. On Monday morning, our morning convention service will be held in…

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All is in the preparation!

by Arliene Botnick, March 27, 2019

All is in the preparation! Perhaps the preceding statement is the best description of the most “invasive”, “work involved”, time consuming holiday in our Jewish year – Pesach – The…

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