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Welcome to the first edition of Temple Sinai’s Religious School Weekly Update! Religious School got off to a great start, with 11 new students this year in grades 1-6, and three new faculty members. In the coming weeks, we will be profiling our Morim/Teachers, so watch for it and make them welcome when you see […]
Wednesday mornings, 11 am – noon* Current book: Heroes and Hustlers, Hard Hats and Holy Men – Inside the New Israel – Ze’ev Chafets, William Morrow & Co. (1986) Topic: Contemporary Israel An informal, breezy assessment of contemporary Israel by an American Jew who migrated there in the late 1960s, got into politics, served the Begin […]
On the High Holy Days, we take time to remember that we aren’t as self-reliant as we like to think; our lives actually depend on so much that is out of our control. We are fragile beings that depend totally on God’s world and the creation around us to survive.
We are part of what William Logan Bryant calls, “The Ecstatic Skin of the Earth.” The thin crust of this planet does just support life, it is alive, and we are part of that life. We do not thrive outside of that narrow life-generating “ecstatic skin.”
L’Shana Tova! May you be inscribed for a happy and sweet new year!
Thanks to everyone who came out to Social Action Shabbat. The developments at the South Burlington Food Pantry are exciting and Temple Sinai will be active in helping get food to those in need, a profoundly Jewish value. In this email:
1. Fundraising campaign for legal aid for those in dentention.
2. Congregant needs place to stay
3. Shabbat services
4. Introduction to judaism course begins november 3
5. Adult b’nei mitzvah classes