Babies and Blessings Brings Shabbat

Marking time becomes a challenge as we stay at home, month after month. Life is both slower and faster. Those who can work from home, […]

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June is Pride Month

Our local community is hosting many online LGBTQ Pride Month events, notwithstanding the public health response to COVID19 which has led to the cancellation of […]

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Birkat Hamazon

Sara Raubvogel co-leads a 6th grade group as a madricha/teaching assistant in the Vav TA program of the CBJ Religious School. Her reflections on the […]

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COVID19 Pandemic Brings Historic Things to Mind

Guest post by CBJ teaching assistant, Diana Ningen.

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This, Too, Shall Passover

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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Hosting a virtual Seder online – Class with Cantor Barbara

Watch Cantor Barbara’s class

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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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Move In Closer

It’s natural to want to sit in back. Even if you’ve already taken your usual seat, your makom kavua, I hope you’ll accept my invitation to move in closer.

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Tisha b’Av: Appreciate Disagreement

Though conflict is uncomfortable, it does not have to be destructive. In the end, learning to appreciate another’s point of view, even if we disagree, brings us together as a community.

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