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The Reform Movement in Israel

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, April 30, 2017

As we get ready to celebrate Yom Haatzmaut – Israel’s 69th birthday this week, we should be proud of all that our Reform movement is doing to promote equality, democracy,…

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We Have Been Chosen

by Arliene Botnick, April 29, 2017

We have been chosen. Yes, that’s right. About one- third of our congregation has chosen us; they have chosen to join the Jewish people. And we are so blessed! They…

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Grateful Acknowledgment

by Joel Brown, April 29, 2017

In our prayer services, the central part of the service, the Amidah, includes a prayer: Hoda’ah which begins “Modim anachnu lach…” – “We gratefully acknowledge…”. In this prayer we give…

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A Mirror of the World

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, April 2, 2017

“Where is the dwelling place of God? Wherever we let God in.” This teaching from Rabbi Menachem Mendel of Kotzk reminds us that God is wherever we are, wherever we…

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