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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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October 2019 | Tishrei 5780

Dear B'nai Shalom Families, Members, and Friends: As you will be reading this, we will be on the cusp of the beginning of the Hebrew month of Tishrei. And of course, with Tishrei, we will be experiencing the month on the Hebrew calendar with the most holidays,...

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September 2019 | Elul 5779/Tishrei 5780

Dear B'nai Shalom Families, Members, and Friends: At the most recent gathering of my weekly Shiur (Shabbat afternoon class) during Seudah Shlisheet (the traditional Third meal, Shabbat afternoon), we engaged in a lively, interesting, and informative conversation...

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August 2019 | Tammuz/Av 5779

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: It is possible, even LIKELY that, when one reads the daily newspapers, or listens to the radio news, or watches the television broadcast news, one becomes upset, depressed, morose, or filled with a feeling of defeat....

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July 2019 | Sivan/Tammuz 5779

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: Even though we just recently completed the period of time on the Jewish calendar known as “Sefirat HaOmer,” the “Counting of the Omer,” a partial mourning period, we now turn our attention to ANOTHER, far more intense...

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June 2019 | Iyar/Sivan 5779

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: As you read this shul bulletin, we will be approaching a very exciting time on the Jewish calendar, a joyous holiday for which we prepare with great anticipation and markedly, without much of the demanding and time...

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April/May 2019 | Adar II/Nisan/Iyyar 5779

Dear Bnai Shalom members, families, and friends: As you are reading this Shul bulletin, undoubtedly you will be entrenched in the myriad of chores and tasks we undertake to prepare fully and thoroughly for the upcoming Passover holiday. As you well may know, there are...

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