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

Run! Don’t Walk.

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 26, 2018
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Run, don’t walk toward kindness. We regard Abraham and Sarah as the first to embrace a faith in God whom they could not see but could experience.  Last week, they upheld the summons from an unfamiliar deity to go forth. The promise that would await them was a great name and blessing, a motivational pull […]
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Your Story

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 19, 2018
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As we arrive to this week’s section of the Torah, we move from mythic truths to historic truths overflowing with stories of our ancestors. Last week in our Torah portion, images of Noah, the ark, the animals, and the flood filled our imaginations along with a tower built toward the heavens, though it was not […]
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Why I Want You to Vote Yes on 3

  • Posted by Guest Author
  • On October 14, 2018
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By Elizabeth As much as I hate referring to transgender protections as “the bathroom bill,” the fact is, the bathroom is on everyone’s mind. And whether or not the opposition is putting out scary ads, the bathroom is a scary place.   For me, the mother of a 19-year-old transgender son, the bathroom has been […]
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A Message From Your Clergy

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 12, 2018
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To Our Beloved Temple Israel Community, We write amid a moment of civic darkness to acknowledge the raw pain felt broadly and deeply within the hearts of so many within and beyond our community. We will not understate what we are witnessing, as American society risks the approach of what the great philosopher Martin Buber called, […]
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Messy

  • Posted by Elaine Zecher
  • On October 5, 2018
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Welcome to Shabbat Awakenings as we make our way toward Shabbat. If the purpose of creation was to make order out of chaos, why does it feel like there is still so much chaos? Before God initiated the formation of the world, the universe had no form.  Darkness covered the deep and the shapeless spirit […]
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Action for Such a Time as This

  • Posted by Guest Author
  • On October 4, 2018
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Monday, October 22, GBIO Action at the ISBCC The seeds of compassion and indignation at injustice sown last spring in TI’s Community Conversations For Such a Time as This are bearing fruit, certainly in TI’s own justice initiatives. In addition, the power of the stories we told, joined to those shared in the 40 other […]
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