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...

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...

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...

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...