The Women of Solel

by Robbin Botnick, March 27, 2019

March 8th was International Women’s Day, “a global day celebrating the social, economic, cultural and political achievements of women.” In recognition of International Women’s Day, I would like to take…

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Song in the Sanctuary

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, February 27, 2019

Dear Fellow Solelniks, One of the beautiful aspects of prayer at Solel is the sound of voices lifted in song in our sanctuary. New and old melodies, voices rising in…

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Road to Recovery: Israeli Hospitals Care for Palestinian Patients

by Larry Englander, February 27, 2019

During our recent stay in Israel, we spent a morning with Road to Recovery. This organization sends drivers to pick up patients from the Palestinian territories who are unable to…

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Man Plans; God Laughs

by Arliene Botnick, February 27, 2019

“Man plans; God laughs.” – the English translation of a very significant Jewish maxim, and a maxim that so perfectly describes the Book of Esther. This biblical book from the…

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