Spring is here and nearly gone! We ramped up for Passover, settled in for the counting of the Omer. Now, we are looking forward toward the celebration of Shavout. But…why? Click HERE for a history of why this is such a cornerstone celebration for us as a Jewish people.
As we grieve through yet another synagogue shooting, it seems very appropriate to also reflect on the hatred our people have endured through the years. Please click HERE for the article titled Yom HaShoah: When Will Senseless Hatred Be a Thing of the Past?
You shall further instruct the Israelites to bring you clear oil of beaten olives for lighting, for kindling lamps regularly. – Exodus 27:20 For commentary and text from ReformJudaism.org on the Torah portion for this week, please click
A very informative commentary from Wendy Goldberg: Ashkenazi Jews are a population with a large number of genetic mutations which have concentrated over centuries of inbreeding. There is genetic testing available based on family history of breast and other cancers to identify the markers BRCA 1 and 2, as well as to test survivors of […]