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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...

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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...

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September 2020 | Elul 5780 / Tishrei 5781

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: As you read this month's bulletin, we will have already entered the Hebrew month of Elul. Many people may recognize the name "Elul" as the month that precedes Rosh Hashanah and all the "high holidays." That is correct....

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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...

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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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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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