MARCH 2019 Bulletin

בס״ד It might seem hard to imagine holidays more different than Purim and Yom Kippur, yet for many centuries Jews have noted many of the striking connections between the two. On the most basic level, their names are linked – the longer name Yom haKippurim...

FEBRUARY 2019 Bulletin

Rabbi Zehavi’s Message: בס״ד     In Torah, we recently chanted the Song of the Sea, the poem of victory and celebration after the Children of Israel pass safely through the Red Sea, fleeing Pharaoh’s army and finally fully escaping their oppressors....

JANUARY 2019 Bulletin

בס״ד As I shared with some of you a couple Shabbat mornings ago, I recently had the opportunity to attend a conference put on by the Julis-Rabinowitz Program on Jewish and Israeli Law of Harvard Law School. The title of the conference was “Progressive Halakhah”, which...

DECEMBER 2018 Bulletin

Rabbi Zehavi’s Message… בס״ד   There are a number of stories explaining why we celebrate Hanukkah. Most of us are familiar with the tale, told in the Talmud, of the small jug of oil that miraculously kept the menorah in the Temple relit until new oil...

NOVEMBER 2018 Bulletin

Rabbi Zehavi’s Message… בס״ד   Our thoughts and prayers are with all those affected by the attack on Tree of Life Synagogue in Squirrel Hill. The rabbi has been in touch with the local clergy to offer our community’s condolences and blessings....

OCTOBER Bulletin 2018

בס״ד Over the next few days, we’ll conclude the holidays of the month of Tishre: Rosh haShannah, Yom Kippur, the week of Sukkot, and Shemini ‘Atzeret/Simhat Torah. These holidays combine celebration, reflection, joy, and solemnity, each in its own way and in its own...

Message from School Principal:

Hello Parents!!   This is a reminder that our annual PIZZA in the HUT will be held Tuesday, September 25 (today) at 5:15 in the sukkah.  (hopefully the weather will cooperate).  Tuesday classes begin as usual at 4:30 and will move into the sukkah at...

September 2018 Bulletin

Shabbat Candle Lighting Times    Friday, Sept.   7  – 6:49pm  Friday, Sept. 14  – 6:36pm  Friday, Sept. 21  – 6:24pm           Friday, Sept. 28  – 6:12pm  ...

HIGH HOLIDAY BULLETIN 2018

Rabbi Zehavi’s Message… The key word of the High Holy Days, the great pivot of the Jewish year, is teshuvah. Most often translated as “repentance”, the word literally means “return”. For me, the term “repentance” suggests remorse, guilt, surrender, and...

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