Created in God’s Image

Rabbi Dan Feder

There is much work to be done to make sure that all of us are embraced and celebrated as individuals. There is much work to be done to make sure that we are not only visible, but also feel seen.

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In Response to Recent Attacks Against Asian Americans

Rabbi Liora Alban

I was eight years old when I first learned about the internment of Japanese American during World War II. My 3rd grade teacher, Mrs. Mui, assigned my class a family legacy project. She shared her family history as an example. She was Japanese American and I learned that her parents had been relocated and forced […]

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COVID-19 Update to Community

Karen Wisialowski

At PTS, the clergy, staff, Board of Trustees, and COVID Task Force are closely monitoring the COVID-19 situation, and continually discussing how it affects us as a community.

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The Case for Self-Compassion

Rabbi Dan Feder

We’re prone to being a little hard on ourselves, and we have centuries of practice.

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COVID-19 Update To the Community

Thank you to the many congregants who have supported this endeavor by contributing to our COVID-19 Recovery Fund, which is making an important difference in this year where regular sources of revenue have declined dramatically. If you have not yet contributed, please consider making a donation today.

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Shabbat Shalom and G’mar Chatimah Tovah

Cantor Anna Zhar

VaYehi Erev VaYehi Voker, Yom Sheni. “And then there was the evening of Kol Nidre and then the morning of Yom Kippur.”

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In Memory of Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg

We will say Kaddish for Ruth Bader Ginsburg during the period of sh’loshim, the first month of mourning. May she be remembered for blessing, and may she inspire us to strive to complete the work of creating a society and world filled with justice.

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Rosh HaShanah Morning Torah Drash

Rabbi Lisa Delson

This moment in the Torah is so heartbreaking, as a parent, as a human. It almost looks like she is giving up.

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