Qabbalat Shabbat: Friday, 6:00 p.m. Torah Study: Saturday, 9:00-11:00 a.m. Weekday Minyan: 6:15 p.m.

Go Forward

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On January 26, 2018
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  Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. The people thought God would always protect them.  God had other plans. Last week, the final and most drastic plague: death of the firstborn, forced Pharaoh to finally let the people go. In the deepest darkness of night, while the Egyptians let […]
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Darkness – Torah Portion Bo

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On January 19, 2018
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  Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. The sun may shine brightly, but it still feels very dark. Wherever I go I seem to encounter a dark malaise in so many. People express how they feel unnerved, imbalanced and out of sorts. Though the winter brings a certain kind […]
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Embarrasment – Parashat Vaera

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On January 12, 2018
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  Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. How could Pharaoh say such a thing? Was he that clueless that he thought no one cared enough? Sometimes when inner thoughts touch one’s lips, they slip out and create havoc and grave concern. Often, it reflects thoughtlessness and arrogance. I imagine […]
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Bombogenesis

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On January 5, 2018
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  Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat. Bombogenesis described what many of us experienced yesterday with a storm of snow, wind, thunder, and ice; a full expression of the wrath the weather. We don’t need to understand fully the meteorological technical term to comprehend its impact or the strong […]
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