Shabbat Shalom from Rabbi Lisa Delson

Rabbi Lisa Delson

Today is an Independence Day for the former slaves in our country. As Jews, we know how to celebrate emancipation, our entire Passover narrative is about being freed from slavery. Every year, we are supposed to feel as if we were personally freed from bondage and now have the chance for freedom. Had I not been listening, this day would have passed by me. I’m not proud of that fact, but it is the truth.

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Shabbat Shalom from Rabbi Molly Plotnik

Rabbi Molly Plotnik

And yet, the wisdom of Rabbi Tarfon reminds me that there is never a perfect time to let go of one’s work. We live in a world that is continually in process, and thank God for that. Saying goodbye to someone or something you love will always be hard, but it also means you’re opening up space for someone else to come in and offer their gifts.

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Racism In Our Time

Rabbi Dan Feder

"That Justice is a blind goddess, Is a thing to which we black are wise: Her bandage hides two festering sores, That once perhaps were eyes."

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Shabbat Shalom from Cantor Alexandra Fox

Cantor Alexandra Fox

“The singing. There was so much singing then, and this was my pleasure too. We all sang. The boys in the fields, The chapels were full of singing, always singing. Here I lie. I have had pleasure enough. I have had singing.”

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Important Information About Cancellation Of Events 3_6_20

Dear Friends, After a serious and heartfelt discussion, we have decided to make some significant changes and cancellations to our upcoming services and programs. Your health and safety are paramount, and we are making the choice to err on the side of caution when it comes to novel coronavirus (COVID-19). In the short time since […]

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From Anger to Action

But what I’m asking us to see on this day of reckoning with our emotions, is that anger moves toward action. When we act that gives us hope that it might change in the future.

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