2 Shevat 5781

January 15, 2021 We have a beautiful tradition as Jews – we make sure that we remember our loved ones, at least five times during the year. We say their names. The names recall memories; they mean something to us. These names are passed on to our children and embedded in our hearts. This past…

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24 Tevet 5781

January 8, 2021 This week’s Torah portion, Shemot (Exodus 1:1-6:1), is the beginning of the second book. Exodus; and the story of Moses’ beginning as a leader for the Jewish people. But this is only the surface tale. Just beneath is another far more remarkable story, not about a hero but about six heroines, six…

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17 Tevet 5781

January 1, 2021 Happy New Year! This whole New Year thing, it really leaves me very confused and filled with mixed emotions. We become very reflective, as we look back and ask, “2020 – Did That Really Happen?!” Yet at the same time we also stop and look ahead, wondering what awaits us in 2021.…

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