Hosting a virtual Seder online – Class with Cantor Barbara

Watch Cantor Barbara’s class

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This, Too, Shall Passover – “…we can reorient our expectations and build up this year’s Seder based on what’s most important about the holiday.”

Many communities, including ours, have adopted unusual practices to reduce risk of harm to those most vulnerable to a Coronavirus infection. We are staying at […]

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Manny Wildmann – Ya’akov ben Chayim – Cemetery Eulogy

When Manny and Sylvia got married, Manny said to the Rabbi, “Make it short.” Those are good words to live by – but it is […]

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Vayakhel/Pekudei – Convening in Different Ways

I begin by saying I hope you are well – and if you are not, let us know so we can help.  These are truly […]

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Good things are happening, too.

Good things are happening, too. I was working from home, on Monday, 3/16, when I opened a text which read, “Henry and Linda getting married […]

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Annual Teitelbaum Lecture – Professor Robert Alter

Annual Rabbi David and Robin Teitelbaum Lecture

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Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month

Jewish Disability Awareness, Acceptance and Inclusion Month I want to share with two moments of personal awakening. The first was in 2007.  I had been […]

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Just Mercy Discussion with Rabbi Ezray

Just Mercy: A Story of Justice and Redemption by Bryan Stevenson

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New Interfaith Initiatives: A Global Perspective with Rabbi David Rosen

New Interfaith Initiatives: A Global Perspective with Rabbi David Rosen

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Eulogy for Cantor Hans Cohn

Torah, Worship and Deeds of Kindness – Lessons from the Sages sum up the extraordinary life of our beloved Hans Cohn

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One Minute Torah: Toledot 5780

The story of Jacob and Esau should challenge us everyday.

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Yom Kippur – Enduring Through Our Memories

Enduring Through Our Memories A sermon delivered by Rabbi Ilana Goldhaber-Gordon for Congregation Beth Jacob at the Yizkor service of Yom Kippur, 5780 My mother’s […]

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