Happy Hanukkah!

Warmest greetings to you and your family.  Happy Chanukah

Community Chanukah Party For Adults & Children

Join us for a Chanukah night party at the second night of Chanukah (December 9) with Music, Food, Liquor, Light and Love for Chanukah. We’ll have a special events for adults and for kids (separate). Our evening will feature Rabbi Nadav and time for fun and meaningful connection. The party will start at 5:00pm and go until 7:30 pm. Bring your friends and […]

Celebrate Special Days with Us!

We all have special dates on our calendars, but we’re never quite sure what to do about them, so… What better way to mark that date, than by sponsoring a Kiddush at the Shul and celebrate with family and friends.  We’d really like to see EVERY Shabbat filled, pick at least one of the dates […]

NOT MEANT FOR ANGELS- A Midrash for Shavuot

Rabbi Joshua Ben Levi told this Midrash. When Moses went up to heaven, the angels said to God, “What is a human being doing here?” God said to them, “He has come to receive the Torah.” The angels asked, “Is it the precious hidden treasure which you hid nine hundred and seventy-four generations before the […]

Come Experience Shavuot Holiday with Us

 Shavuot evening will begin this Tuesday evening. We invite you to join us for a Tikkun Leil Shavuot and all night study and celebration of Torah on Wednesday and Thursday.  The schedule for Shavuot will be as the follows:  Tuesday Mincha & Arravit: 7:00 p.m. Limud Leil Shavuot: Begins at 11:00p.m. will continue all night with refreshments and […]

Learning on Shavuot night

On the first night of Shavuot (this year Tuesday night, May 18, 2010), Jews throughout the world observe the centuries-old custom of conducting an all-night vigil dedicated to Torah learning, and preparation for receiving the Torah anew the next morning. One explanation for this tradition is that the Jewish people did not rise early on […]

Shavuot 5770 / 2010

In addition to the regular festival prayers on Shavuot morning, there are three special highlights.  First, the Torah reading on the first day is the Revelation of the Ten Commandments.  The second is the reading of Akdamot, liturgical poems of the loyalty of the Jews to the Torah.  Third, on the second day of Shavuot, […]

Bamidbar: Why Give the Torah in the Desert?

One of the all-time classic questions has been: Why give Torah in the desert? Aside from all the meanings accorded to Mt. Sinai, and all the lessons we can learn from the fact that G-d came down over this “humble” mountain and gave His Torah here, still, a holy Torah ought to be given in […]

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