My Facebook feed has been overflowing with articles and posts for and against Ilhan Omar and her multiple tweets and comments about Jews and Israel. In the Jewish community, there have been letters signed by dozens of rabbis condemning her, and letters signed by dozens of rabbis supporting her. There is much arguing and finger-pointing […]
Koolulam is a social-musical initiative, meant to bring together people from any and all walks of life. Our Idea is to simply stop everything for a few hours and just sing – together. This rendition of Matisyahu’s One Day was recorded in Haifa on February 14, 2018
Hello Temple Sinai! Thank you to Noam Wolf and everyone who turned out for the great music at our Shabbat Across America service. We had an outstanding Oneg in honor of Eli Goldberg and Nick Lemon’s 1st Wedding Anniversary (note: I really love lemon cake.) I also enjoyed the Israel in 2048 poster presentation and […]
Reform Movement Statement on Prime Minister Netanyahu’s Initiative to Bring the Racist Otzma Yehudit Party into the Government URJ Press Release February 26, 2019 – The Reform Movement strongly condemns the recent initiative of Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu to bring loyalists of racist Rabbi Meir Kahane into the Knesset. Those who espouse an ideology of […]
An instructional video of “Or Zarua” by Rick Recht. This video was taken at BBYO’s International Convention in Dallas, Texas in February 2017. Half of the professional songleader team at International Convention sits in the IC Music Studio and sings through Rick Recht’s setting of Or Zarua. The text comes from Psalm 97.
Hello Temple Sinai! Tim and I had an excellent vacation in southern Spain, but it is great to be back and I’m excited that Noam Wolf, a “shelicha”, or emissary from Israel to the UJA of New Hampshire is coming to Sinai this weekend. I had the pleasure of working with Noam at my previous […]
Most of us know Charlotte and her adorable daughter, Remi, from seeing Charlotte attentively caring for her, first in a front pack as she rocked infant Remi to sleep during services, and more recently watching her follow a curious toddler around the Temple, making sure that Remi is safe. Remi loves music and always perked up whenever she heard it, even when she was dozing off.
BUILDING A SANCTUARY FROM THE INSIDE OUT PART I – Sacred Partnership We are here tonight to celebrate Shabbat, but also to install our new Board of Directors, to pray for their success, and to offer our support to them. It seems particularly fitting that our Torah Portion is Terumah, which describes the building of […]