Prayer

Finding Some Quietude in the Summer

  I saw an article titled, “How to Prepare Your Kids for Summer.” Wow, whose kids are these? Are they from Mars and unaccustomed to our atmosphere? The way my kids prepare for summer is with whoops and hollers. Summer is utter freedom, no homework, sleep late and dig for emeralds in the backyard. Yes,…

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Secrets of the Synagogue Sanctuary

Secrets of the (Synagogue) Sanctuary Most Americans have never been inside a synagogue. Those that have may not know the parts of the sanctuary and their meaning. What is the bema? What’s the Eternal Light and is it really eternal? Do Jews kneel? Where should you sit? Should visitors wear head coverings? What about prayer…

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What is Spirituality?

I have to share this event with you — it looks absolutely fascinating. Rabbi Ralph Mecklenburger’s sermon will be What is Spirituality? Implications from Cognitive Science. Oneg with a book signing to follow. You can purchase a copy of his book after the service, or bring your own for author signing. Friday, January 11 8pm…

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God Talk

Postponed due to illness. Will be rescheduled – probably for spring 2012. God Talk with Rabbi Menachem Creditor Rabbis have amazing God-conversations with children fairly regularly. Why we don’t continue these conversations as easily as we age? The questions certainly don’t get any easier! Perhaps we forget, over the years, that sharing doubts and yearning…

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