Do a Mitzvah Today

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, January 31, 2024

Mitzvah goreret mitzvah – One mitzvah leads to another mitzvah. (Pirke Avot 4:2) In mid-November and mid-January our Women of Solel group gathered in the Solel kitchen to cook and…

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The Power of Prayer

by Arliene Botnick, January 31, 2024

Perhaps my most favourite reading from our Siddur is the passage adapted from Abraham Joshua Heschel. We read the following words: “With prayer we invite God‘s presence to suffuse our…

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Our Next Solel Board: Are You Curious or Ready?

by John Lewsen, January 31, 2024

We have reached that time of year when Solel will be tasking a Nominating Committee to recommend a slate of directors for the next year, and in the interest of…

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Who Will Be for Us?

by Rabbi Audrey Pollack, December 31, 2023

אִם אֵין אֲנִי לִי, מִי לִי. וּכְשֶׁאֲנִי לְעַצְמִי, מָה אֲנִי. וְאִם לֹא עַכְשָׁיו, אֵימָתָי Im ein ani li, mi li? Uch-sheh-ani l’atzmi, mah ani? V’im lo achshav eimatai? — Rabbi…

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