Stepping Forward, Looking Back

by Robbin Botnick, May 30, 2019

As I end my term as President of Solel Congregation, I was looking forward to the coveted role of Past President, after all, this is a very illustrious group that…

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Count Your Days to Make Your Days Count!

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, April 25, 2019

In early 2016, Nuseir Yassin, a 26 year old Harvard grad and software engineer, quit his job and set out on a journey of 1,000 days, traveling the world and…

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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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