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...

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....

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...

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,...

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...

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....