This is NOT a sermon about politics. Last year on November 9th, I woke up early from a restless night’s sleep and immediately ran to my computer to check the results of the previous night’s presidential elections. My email reaction…Read More
On July 14th this year, Jason Shames, Chief Executive Officer of the Jewish Federation of Northern NJ, sent the following note: “Dear Friends, As many of you know, I am not a fan of former Pink Floyd bassist and front…Read More
Boker tov, and again, Shana Tovah! As some of you may already know, in June I was accepted as a member into the Central Conference of American Rabbis, or in short – the CCAR, which is the Reform Movement’s Rabbinic…Read More
Boker tov and Shana Tovah! We are about to engage in a very powerful climatic moment in the High Holidays, lishmoa kol shofar, the mitzvah of listening to the Shofar. Hearing the blasts of Shofar each year takes me to…Read More
Here’s a video of the Torah Scroll unrolling taken on Simchat Torah. Video courtesy of Jonathan StarrRead More
The High Holidays represent a special time to connect with the Jewish community. Through the EZ Key program, synagogues in the Jewish Federation of Northern New Jersey area are saying “Welcome” to new members of the community (who have lived in our community for two years or less) by offering High Holiday tickets.
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