To see Rabbi Cohen’s article on Parashat Shoftim published in the J Weekly, click here.
Gratitude and Farewell to the Rabinovich FamilyThis Shabbat our community will bid farewell to the Rabinovich Family. Over the past three years Elishav and Ma’ayan led our community in deepening our connection to one another, to Torah and Mitzvot, to Israel, and to the Holy One. During these very difficult and challenging times in Israel, our […]
This morning our hearts are broken as our people’s beloved sons, Eyal, Naftali, and Gilad are laid to rest. Like so many of you, for the past 18 days these boys have been in my heart, in my prayers and in my thoughts. Indeed, this very past Shabbat in shul, I urged all of us […]
On Sunday morning, we were deeply disturbed by news of the arrest of six Israeli Jews in connection with the brutal murder of 16 year old, Muhammad Abu Khdeir. Israeli leaders, both political and spiritual, along with major Jewish organizations, both religious and secular, have condemned this vicious act in no uncertain terms (below please […]
Sadly, this summer all of our rejoicings are deeply tinged by disturbing and heartbreaking events taking place in Israel. The biblical poet somberly cries, If I forget thee, oh Jerusalem! Certainly, this summer, wherever we may be, at work or on break, our hearts and minds must be intently focused on Jerusalem, on Zion, as […]
As we draw near to the Holiday of Shavuot, the time of the giving of the Torah, we are pleased to welcome a number of guest students and teachers of Torah, who will be sharing some of their own teachings with our community during their visit to our community. On Shavuot (June 3-5), our community […]