November 2020 | Cheshvan/Kislev 5781

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: With davening, the offering of prayers to Almighty G-d, taking place mostly from our homes these days due to the COVID-19 virus restrictions in place, I offer the following guidelines of halacha (Jewish law) helping to...

October 2020 | Tishrei / Cheshvan 5781

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: Recently, a shul member asked me to share with the congregation’s bulletin readers a Jewish knowledge and information quiz that I included in the monthly B’nai Shalom bulletin a couple years ago. I have therefore...

August 2020 | Av/Elul 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: We miss you! This is strange, so bizarre… It is hard to get used to yet it has now been ongoing for us in the shul community since the middle of March. Who could have known? Who could have foreseen that our lives would...

July 2020 | Tammuz/Av 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: I am hoping that, in spite of the COVID-19 virus epidemic fears and restrictions, everyone is doing as well as possible. While summertime is NORMALLY a time of great joy, pleasure, and relaxation for many people, there...