High Holy Day Services: We have made the difficult decision to not hold our own High Holy Day Services for a number of reasons: COVID-19 The high risk nature of our congregation We were unable to secure a student rabbi for services this year Instead, we are going to explore and share access to streaming […]
Thank you, Rich for an informative and lively discussion! Below are links to reference materials used, as well as more information on St. Vitus Dance, the recognition of which contributed to societal norms that have been followed for centuries. Resources: Who Wrote the Bible, by Richard E. Friedman And God Said: How Translations Conceal the […]
As Jews, we have spent centuries overcoming adversity, including pandemics. (Ever heard of a little thing in Exodus called Plagues?) So, we are excited to continue offering Jewish programming through digital platforms while we all adhere to current social distancing guidelines. Please check the Events calendar for upcoming virtual programming! Next up – A educational […]
We are excited to hold a beautiful Tu B’Shevat Seder on February 8th at 2pm! What better place to celebrate the beauty of trees, and our environment than the stunning Olympic Peninsula? Click below to sign up. This will be a community event, followed by vegetarian potluck. Please sign up to help contribute ritual fruits, […]
COBS partied it up this weekend at our annual community Chanukah party! With a plentiful potluck buffet, dreidle games on every table, Susan “Ruach” Stombaugh, and even some dancing, it was a festive evening to celebrate who we are as a community. Havdallah and the community candle lighting were beautiful, and we left on a […]
Well, not exactly…but it is aligned with Jewish values and tradition. Although the correlation with Exodus and relationship to Sukkot may not be so popular with turkeys at this time of year, we certainly inspired the Pilgrims! Read this insightful article for more!