March 2023 | Adar/Nissan 5783

Dear B’nai Shalom members, friends and families: As we prepare for the immensely joyful holiday of Purim, I share with you the following points to help you in your celebrations and to make clear the obligations of the holiday: It is no surprise that one of the more...

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February 2023 | Shevat/Adar 5783

Dear B’nai Shalom members, friends, and families: I would like to share with you the following story -- a true depiction of an experience a friend of mine had just a few years ago that touched me and influenced my way of thinking in one particular area of life. My...

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January 2023 | Tevet/Shevat 5783

Dear B’nai Shalom friends, members, and families: In connection with a recent sermon I shared with the congregation just a few weeks ago in which I shared a more “instructional” style in my remarks than a more typical “preacher’s” discourse, in my desire to be the...

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December 2022 | Kislev/Tevet 5783

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families and friends, We will soon be preparing to celebrate the joyous holiday of Chanukah and, in order to best fulfill the spirit of the holiday, I share with you the following concerning the laws and traditions of the holiday: Typically,...

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November 2022 | Cheshvan/Kislev 5783

Dear B’nai Shalom members, families, and friends: “One for All and All for One” The title of this bulletin article is not an expression unique to the Three Musketeers alone. It is a description of the principle and ideal for which Judaism strives at all times and in...

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August 2022 | Av/Elul 5782

Dear B’nai Shalom members, friends, and families: As we experience a myriad of varied extremes of emotions and feelings on the different days of celebration, commemoration, and sadness we find at this time of year on the Jewish calendar, we learn that the underlying,...

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July 2022 | Tammuz/Av 5782

Dear Bnai Shalom members, families, and friends: I am hoping that, in spite of ongoing COVID-19 fears, everyone is doing well. While summertime is NORMALLY a time of great joy, pleasure, and relaxation for many people, there is a portion of the summer that does not...

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June 2022 | Sivan/Tammuz 5782

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, without much of the demanding and time intensive...

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May 2022 | Nissan/Iyar 5782

Dear Members, Friends, and Families of B’nai Shalom: Robin and I are back from Israel and look forward to sharing with you the many exciting, meaningful, and fully enjoyable highlights of our marvelous trip to our promised land. I look forward to continuing sharing...

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