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July 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...

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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...

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June 2020 | Sivan/Tammuz 5780

Dear B'nai Shalom members, families, and friends: Before I attempt to say anything of value or of substance in this article, I first express to you the most genuine and most obvious feeling and thoughts that enter my mind in addressing my shul family: I miss you!!...

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May 2020 | Iyar/Sivan 5780

Dear B'nai Shalom members, friends, and families: With the current COVID-19 virus epidemic continuing to plague the entire world, changing every move, every action, and every normal routine in which we engage, nonetheless, the performance of our Torah's mitzvot (the...

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April 2020 | Nisan/Iyar 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: First and foremost, I hope you are all well, safe, and healthy. The current Coronavirus crisis in which we find ourselves is unprecedented, frightening, and most trying to our senses of calm and peacefulness. G-d...

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March 2020 | Adar/Nisan 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: At the time you will be reading this, we will be close to the celebration of the joyous holiday of Purim, the 14th of Adar. I share with you the mitzvot (commandments) which we fulfill on, and in honor of the holiday....

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February 2020 | Shevat/Adar 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: Those of you who may read these shul bulletins with care and scrutiny, may recall the focus of the following article from an article I wrote for this bulletin from a number of years ago. It is not that I flatter myself...

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January 2020 | Tevet/Shevat 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: Around the time you will be reading this shul bulletin article, we will be observing the annual, public partial-day fast of Asarah B’Tevet, the 10th Day of (the Hebrew month of…) Tevet (this year on Tuesday, Jan. 7,...

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December 2019 | Kislev/Tevet 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: It is no secret of my joyful pride in the strength, heart, and sincerity of the devoted and loving B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends. Their dedication and commitment to the shul continue to successfully make...

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November 2019 | Cheshvan/Kislev 5780

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: Having only recently concluded the final holiday celebrations of the many festivals found in the Hebrew month of Tishrei, we now find ourselves in the longest stretch of non-holiday time on the entire Jewish calendar....

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The shul office is staffed on Monday, from 1:00 to 4:00 pm; Wednesday, from 9:00 am – 12:00 pm; and Friday from 10:00 am until 2:00 pm. There is an answering machine available 24/7 so you can leave a voice message or contact us and you will be contacted with answers to your questions and inquiries.

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