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Drash Schedule for October 2019

Date Parsha Drash
Oct 5 Vayelech Don Armstrong
Oct 12 Haʻazinu Les Rosenthal
Oct 19 Sukkot Fran Marguiles (Kohelet)
Oct 26 Breishit David Haymer

Levinson-Krupp Library

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Levinson-Krupp Library

This library was dedicated 50 years ago to the memory of Rebecca Lewin Levinson and Brannette Mayer Krupp by Justice and Mrs. Bernard Levinson. Over the years the library fell into disrepair, but starting in 2005 was redesigned… Continue reading

Rabbi Rosalind Bio

Rabbi Rosalind Glazer In Jerusalem

Ordained at the Reconstructionist Rabbinical College (RRC) in 2003, Rabbi Rosalind Glazer made Aliyah in 2012. After moving to Jerusalem to serve as Interim Director for RRC’s rabbinical program in Israel, she founded Joyful Jerusalem Lifecycles and Destination Celebrations where… Continue reading

High Holy Days at Sof

Message from Rabbi Rosalind Glazer

Rabbi Rosalind Glazer In Jerusalem

Dear Friends,

I write to you from my home office in Jerusalem as I watch the summer sun slip away and I begin feeling the pivot toward Elul. With the final month of the Jewish… Continue reading

High Holy Days Service Schedule 5780 (2019)

Rosh HaShanah Services:

Sun. Sept 29 8:00 PM – 9:00 PM (with dessert potluck after services)

Mon. Sept 30 9:00 AM-12:30 PM (apples/honey dairy/parve potluck)

Tue. Oct 1 9:00 AM-12:30 PM (apples/honey dairy/parve potluck)

 

Shabbat Shuvah Saturday Morning Services:… Continue reading

The Meaning of Each Braid

By Peter Fritz

Freshly Baked ChallahRecently, I made several braided round challahs. Some people may have wondered why. After all, it is not Rosh Hashanah. I often make round braided challahs for events like bar/bat mitzvahs, baby naming and weddings because it… Continue reading

Membership Dues

It is a new year and time for Sof members to pay their dues. We all love what we have at Sof; this is a joyous time of year to celebrate and to sustain our congregation.

Annual Membership Dues Invoice… Continue reading

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To Seek Life: Upon My Mother’s Yahrzeit, I Remember

By Sandra Z. Armstrong

Sandra Z. Armstrong Portrait

I was born Sandra Zimmerman, with a ventricular septal defect (VSD) – a hole in my heart. For some born with a VSD, the hole closes naturally. Mine did not. In 1922, Dora Moness Shapiro established… Continue reading

Holy Cow! – Parsha Chukat

By Naomi Olstein

Red Cow

While parsha Chukat deals with many topics, it begins with parah adumah, the red heifer. It is the most enigmatic mitzvah in all of Torah. More than a mitzvah, it is chukat haTorah – Law of the… Continue reading

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