Prayers for Surfside

Dear Friends, By this time most of us have heard of the terrible tragedy when part of Champlain Towers in Surfside Florida, collapsed while people were asleep in bed, Just imagining going through such an experience sends chills down my spine.  Every individual who...

A Message for January 6

Dear Friends, By the time you read this, we trust that the Capitol in Washington, DC, will have been made secure. This has truly been a day of sadness for the United States. We know that there are many among us who have been visibly shaken. How many of us ever...

Chanukah Message: Kislev 24, 5781

Sooner or later, we discover that finding ways to cope with adversity is essential, if we are to experience a measure of happiness in the course of our lives. Adversity takes on an infinite number of forms. Sickness, financial insecurity, cultural attitudes that...

A THANKSGIVING MESSAGE

Dear Friends,Without doubt, this has been an “interesting” year. I mean this in the sense of the old curse, “May you live in interesting times!” In many ways the thought of celebrating a festival of Thanks” may seem ironic. Our hearts are...