Community Activities

Yom Kippur, Kol Nidre + virtual events

Welcome back to the weird world of Covid in America! In fact, in Jewish America, where we don’t attend services together. How are you doing? I have a few things to share and I hope to hear how your holiday is going thus far. How did Rosh Hashanah go? I was pleasantly surprised by how…

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Jewish Events from Home

Personally, I’m still trying to sort out this SIP life. I keep forgetting that all sorts of services have ceased. I can’t give my brother the birthday present of a gift certificate to his favorite masseur.  I started to! But naturally they are closed. It’s been five months; you’d think I’d have adjusted. This pandemic…

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Shavuot 2020 is all Online

Synagogues have made an amazingly rapid turn to using the internet for programs, services, lectures, etc. Many of us expected to be “finished” with the COVID-19 lock down by now, but here we are. It’s the new normal. Even when houses of worship open some will not feel safe going into a crowd until there…

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