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

Finally, the Beginning.

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 28, 2018
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In the end, all we have is the reputation we have established through the collection of our behaviors over a lifetime. For some, the information is well known, but for others, actions stay hidden unless revealed by the telling of their story by themselves or others. Moses’ life was detailed in all of its glory, […]
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Next Stop

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 21, 2018
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings! I sometimes wonder how long after we have beat our chest with the alphabet of woe—ashamnu, bagdu, gazalu—that we start to engage in those very acts of transgression for which we have fasted, prayed, meditated, and hungered for forgiveness.  Do we make it out of our seats before we even have […]
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10 Days

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 14, 2018
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection on our way to Shabbat and this week, for the middle of the Days of Awe.  On Rosh Hashanah it is written; on Yom Kippur it is sealed. (from Unetaneh Tokef) But what happens in between? During these days from the dawn of the New Year to the […]
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Shofar

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On September 7, 2018
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings, a weekly reflection as we move toward Shabbat and this week, Rosh Hashanah. As we prepare to enter the Days of Awe and to hear and to hearken to the sounds of the shofar, I share with you a way to understand the blasts as a metaphor for the journey of […]
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