Today is February 13th, 2016 -

Temple Sinai

50 Sewall Avenue
Brookline, MA 02446
Phone: (617) 277-5888
Email: office@sinaibrookline.org

News

SINAI UPDATE — Week of February 7-13, 2016

Posted on February 10, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of February 7-13,  2016 |  Parashat Terumah (Exodus 25:1 – 27:19)   Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Andy Vogel Once, the great Rabbi Israel Meir HaKohen (known as the “Chofetz Chayim”) was doing a fundraising campaign for his house of Jewish learning, and a single affluent Jew approached him with an intriguing offer: Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of January 31 – February 6, 2016

Posted on February 3, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of January 31 – February 6, 2016 |  Parashat Mishpatim (Exodus 21:1 – 24:18)    Reflections on the Jewish World – Rabbi Rick Jacobs, president of the Union for Reform Judaism (URJ), on www.ReformJudaism.org On Recent Historic Development with the Western Wall agreement: For many Jews who visit Israel, the quintessential Israel experience Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of January 24-30, 2016

Posted on January 27, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of January 24-30,  2016 |  Parashat Yitro (Exodus 18:1-20:26) Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Beth Kalish, Beth David Reform Congregation, Gladwyne, PA, on www.ReformJudaism.org The Revelation on Mt. Sinai . . . the giving of the Ten Commandments . . . our Torah portion, Yitro, describes the scene with great fanfare. The text has Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of January 17-23, 2016

Posted on January 21, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of January 17-23,  2016 |  Parashat B’shallach (Exodus 13:18-15:26) Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Andy Vogel The amazing moment of the splitting of the Red Sea, according to Jewish sacred myth, was filled with supernatural miracles. According to one imaginative Midrash, sweet-smelling springs rose up in the middle of the dry seabed, trees Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of January 10-16 2016

Posted on January 13, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of January 10-16 2016 |  Parashat  Bo (Exodus 10:1 – 13:16) Reflections on the Torah Portion – by Rabbi Beth Kalish, of Beth David Congregation in Gladwyne, PA, on www.ReformJudaism.org.  In the middle of the night, in Parashat Bo, Pharaoh and his whole court wake up to the horror of the 10th plague: as the firstborn sons Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of January 3 – 9, 2016

Posted on January 6, 2016

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of January 3 – 9, 2016 |  Parashat Va’era  (Exodus 6:2 – 9:35) Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Andy Vogel A remarkable insight in the Talmud teaches us about reaching the depths of liberation. The rabbis of the Talmud noted a seemingly needless, extra repetition of God’s command to Moses and Aaron Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of December 26, 2015 – January 2, 2016

Posted on December 30, 2015

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of December 26,  2015  – January 2, 2016 |  Parashat Shemot (Exodus 1:1 – 6:1) Parashat Shemot (Exodus 1:1 – 6:1) Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Andy Vogel This week, we begin the great story of Exodus, the national narrative of the Jewish people’s escape from slavery. The Torah’s interpreters have seen in Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of December 20-26, 2015

Posted on December 23, 2015

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of December 20-26,  2015  |  Parashat Veyechi (Genesis 47:27 – 50:26) Statement from the Religious Action Center of Reform Judaism – www.RAC.org – by Rachel Landman, RAC staff In response to the largest global refugee crisis since World War II, with 60 million people displaced worldwide, including over 11 million from Syria and the Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of December 13-19, 2015

Posted on December 16, 2015

  SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of December 13-19,  2015  |  Parashat Vayigash (Genesis 44:18 – 47:27) Reflections on the Torah Portion – Rabbi Andy Vogel A basic human need is intimacy and closeness with others. Often, it is we who allow emotional obstacles to prevent us from feeling this closeness, but at times we are able to overcome Continue Reading »

SINAI UPDATE — Week of December 6-12, 2015

Posted on December 9, 2015

SINAI UPDATE  |    Week of December 6-12,  2015  |  Parashat  Mikketz (Genesis 41:1 – 44:17)    Shabbat of Chanukah Reflection on the Jewish Calendar – Rabbi Andy Vogel We American Jews are deeply blessed to live in a country that grants us freedom of religion, as well as many other rights and freedoms. Indeed, generations Continue Reading »

Page 1 of 2712345...1020...Last »