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Note: This course will be shaped by the interests of the participants, so this syllabus is only a rough outline. In addition to the course, we ask for participants to consider services at Temple Sinai, but also at a variety of synagogues so we can discuss those experiences and enrich our learning. BOOKS (Temple […]
Over the next few months we will focus on Author Nicholas Zhang’s Jews in China: A History of Struggle. The author skillfully condenses centuries of historical information about four main groups of Jewish immigrants to China into this succinct, but comprehensive, chronicle.
It is strange to be celebrating Passover and liberation from bondage when so many of us are stuck in our homes due to a plague. As I saw on Facebook recently: Jewish Irony: Passover Cancelled Due to PLAGUE But let’s also remember that on the night of the first Passover, all the Israelites were stuck […]
COVID 19 is having a chilling effect on all us. Rabbi and Stacie are working hard to bring worship and programming into our living rooms and, along with others, to reach out to each of us during these times. One of the certain consequences of the pandemic is and will continue to be the financial impact on our community both at the Temple level and on a deeply individual level as members’ incomes are impacted. In this message, I want to primarily address how our leadership is addressing Temple’s financial future, how each of you factor into this financial future, and— looking beyond finances—the role each of you can play to help all of us face the uncertain future emotionally and spiritually…
Hello Temple Sinai!
As this epidemic wears on, I find the newness of staying home being replaced by a growing crankiness. The reality that this is going to take a while is sinking in, and I fear the word ZOOM will soon turn from a blessing to a curse.
I plan on doing fewer ZOOM classes this week so I can spend more time connecting to people one on one by phone. We will still have our Shabbat services, Torah Study, our twice-weekly healing circles, and havdalah, and (I’ll be sending out a list of daily virtual minyans across the state), and of course we will be having Passover by ZOOM (see below).
Also in this email:
– Passover – How is tonight different?
– Online Seders
– Healing Circles
– Mi Shebeirach list
– Online class: Parenting through a Jewish Lens II
– Shabbat weekend events
– Service for printing (same as last week, also on website)