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January 2019 | Tevet/Shevat 5779

 Dear B’nai Shalom members, friends, and families: With the positive feedback I received in response to two shul bulletins articles which I composed recently in QUIZ FORM, I am "going back to the well" once more, with this month's bulletin article; this time...

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December 2018 | Kislev/Tevet 5779

 Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: With the joyous holiday of Chanukah next up on our Jewish calendar, it is my pleasure to share with you the following guidelines and explanations for the most complete fulfillment of the mitzvot of the holiday...

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November 2018 | Heshvan/Kislev 5779

 Dear B’nai Shalom Members, families, and friends:   As part of the ongoing learning inspired by often-asked questions I receive at my weekly shiur (class) and at Kiddush time, I have prepared the following quiz which I hope you will find informative and fun....

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October 2018 | Tishrei/Heshvan 5779

 Shalom uvracha to all of the wonderful B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: I hope and trust that, following the inspiring and moving Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur services, the holidays of Sukkot, Shmini Atzeret, and Simchat Torah, brought additional...

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September 2018 | Elul 5778/Tishrei 5779

 Dear B’nai Shalom Families, Members, and Friends: As you read this month’s bulletin, Jews worldwide are thinking about, and preparing for the upcoming High Holidays of Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur.  This is part and parcel of the substantive and anticipatory...

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August 2018 | Av/Elul 5778

 Dear B’nai Shalom members, friends, and families: With the positive feedback I received in response to two shul bulletins articles which I composed recently in QUIZ FORM, I am "going back to the well" once more, with this month's bulletin article; this time...

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July 2018 | Tammuz/Av 5778

 Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: With summer upon us, many families begin to view this portion of the calendar as a time when one’s existence is far more enhanced by virtue of blue skies, sunshiny days, pleasant weather, and opportunities to be...

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June 2018 | Sivan/Tammuz 5778

 Dear B'nai Shalom members, friends, and families: With the most recent chag (holiday) of Shavuot now behind us, we view an extended period of time on the Jewish calendar in which the majority of the upcoming time truly lays “fallow.”  Following the holiday of...

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May 2018 | Iyar/Sivan 5778

 Dear Members, Friends, and Families of B'nai Shalom: Even as you are reading this synagogue bulletin, we will be in the midst of “Counting the Omer”, counting the days and weeks between the festive holidays of Passover and Shavuot. The concept of “Counting the...

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April 2018 | Nissan/Iyar 5778

 Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: With the all encompassing holiday of Passover looming large over us, we focus on our preparations for the festival -- which is the holiday on our calendar with the most mitzvot (commandments), traditions,...

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