Tisha B’Av

“To hope is to give yourself to the future — and that commitment to the future is what makes the present inhabitable.” Rebecca Solnit

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Dig deeper into your connection with Torah

I want to help you to chant from the Torah.

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YaYeishev, Things Are Going to Change

We need both constancy, and the ability to pivot.

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Why We Do What We Do

In these days of staying at home and keeping a distance from people, I am feeling rather powerless. Rosh Hashana is on the horizon, and Teshuva seems […]

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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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