October 2021 | Tishrei/Cheshvan 5782

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: Having now completed the entire cycle of the “September”-Tishrei holidays, we have the longest “drought” and empty space on our Jewish calendar until the next time we come to a once-a-year...

September 2021 | Elul 5781/Tishrei 5782

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 getting...

August 2021 | Av/Elul 5781

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: As you read this month’s bulletin, we may still be in the month of Av but we will be soon preparing to enter the Hebrew month of Elul. Many people may recognize the name “Elul” as the month that precedes Rosh Hashanah...

July 2021 | Tammuz/Av 5781

Dear B’nai Shalom members, friends, and families: As the tragedy in Florida has truly struck our community, all Jewish communities, and in truth – all people, we continue to daven for the welfare of the missing and unaccounted, the souls of those already pronounced...

June 2021 | Sivan/Tammuz 5781

Dear B’nai Shalom members, friends, and families: With the most recent chag (holiday) of Shavuot now behind us, we view a large period of time on the Jewish calendar in which the majority of the upcoming time truly lays “fallow.” The day after Shavuot was the 8th of...