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SINAI UPDATE — Week of May 22-28

Posted on May 25, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of  May 22-28,   2016 |  Parashat B’har Sinai (Leviticus 25:1 – 26:2) Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Andy Vogel In 1970, economist Milton Friedman wrote that the concern of business was solely “to make as much money as possible while conforming to … basic rules of the society.” He Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of May 15-21 2016

Posted on May 18, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of  May 15-21  2016 |  Parashat Emor (Leviticus 21:1 – 24:23) Important Message from Rabbi Shoshana Friedman Out of concern about climate change and public safety, I am joining 15 other religious leaders in an act of peaceful civil disobedience. On the morning of May 25th, we will block construction of a Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of May 8-14 2016

Posted on May 11, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of  May 8-14  2016 |  Parashat Kedoshim (Leviticus 19:1 – 20:27) Reflections on the Jewish Calendar & Israel – Rabbi John Rosove NOTE: Tonight begins Yom Ha’Atzma’ut, Israeli Independence Day, and the State of Israel will be celebrating her 68th birthday! In honor of Yom Ha’Atzma’ut, we share this prayer for the State of Israel, Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of May 1 – 7, 2016

Posted on May 4, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of  May 1 – 7,  2016 |  Parashat Acharei Mot (Leviticus 16:1 – 18:30)  Reflections on Jewish Engagement – Rabbi Andy Vogel We can’t wait for camp! Yesterday, Rabbi Shoshana Friedman and I spent the day out at URJ Camp Eisner in Great Barrington, MA, with over 60 Reform rabbis, cantors and Jewish educators Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of April 24-30, 2016

Posted on April 27, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of April 24-30,  2016 |  Week of Passover   Sinai Update – Week of April 24-30, 2016 Week of Passover Reflections on Jewish Values & the Jewish Calendar – Rabbi Shoshana Friedman Published as “The Modern Plagues of Climate Change,” by T’ruah: The Rabbinic Call for Human Rights When I was a senior Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of April 17-23, 2016

Posted on April 20, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of April 17-23,  2016 |  Passover   Passover begins Friday night, April 22 Torah portion for Shabbat: 1st Day of Passover (Exod. 12:21-51) Reflections on the Jewish Calendar – Rabbi Andy Vogel The essence of the Passover Seder is asking questions – the ancient rabbis understood that when we work to solve a challenging Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of April 10-16, 2016

Posted on April 13, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of April 10-16,  2016 |  Parashat  Metzora (Leviticus 14:1-15:33) Reflections on the Jewish Calendar – Rabbi Andy Vogel Our preparations for Passover continue this week (Passover begins a week from next Friday, on the night of April 22!), and I am thinking about chametz, the leavened bread and other products that still linger in Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of April 3 – 9, 2016

Posted on April 6, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of April 3 – 9,  2016 |  Parashat  Tazria (Leviticus 12:1- 13:59) Rosh Chodesh Nisan – New Month of Nisan begins Friday night Reflections on the Jewish Calendar – Rabbi Andy Vogel In these weeks leading up to Passover, let’s take some time to prepare ourselves spiritually for the holiday (which begins Friday evening, April 22). What is Continue Reading »

K – 6 CLASSROOM UPDATES MARCH 2016

Posted on April 4, 2016

Kindergarten Desiree Gil  We are advancing beautifully with the Hebrew Aleph Bet. We have just completed the letters Pey and Fey and are well on our way to finishing.  The children are especially enjoying Hebrew conversation with Yana, our Hebrew Specialist. Yana’s lessons teach new vocabulary while reinforcing what we have already learned. To date Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of March 27-April 2, 2016

Posted on March 30, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of March 27-April 2,  2016 |  Parashat Shemini (Leviticus 9:1 – 11:47) Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Andy Vogel What would Jewish life be without food? Food is a critical part of our Jewishness – think of the importance of specific dishes for every holiday, the memories of family members evoked Continue Reading »

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