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Getting together at Howarth Park

Hope everyone is feeling well and Shabbat Shalom On Tuesday, Judi, Susan, Andy, and Leanne did a litter pick up around Howarth Park. Actually, the park is pretty clean so we spent time picking up lots of smaller pieces. We had a good time and it was nice to have an...

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A few announcements of importance

There will be a rally to support women's reproductive rights at this Wednesday night's farm market at the square in SR. From 5:00-8:00. There are many postcard writing campaigns going on in the county. Every Thursday from 10:00am-12:00 people meet at Frieda's cafe in...

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Shabbat Lunches Returning

Starting June 18, we began having a simple lunch after Shabbat morning services. Seating will be in the shady breezeway. These will not be potlucks. At this time the only home-prepared items that may be brought in by people are easy to serve desserts that follow the...

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Fragile Democracy

To begin, a lot of electrons have already been agitated responding to the general outcry to today’s Supreme Court decision to upend Roe vs. Wade. As the rabbi of Congregation Beth Ami, I go on record in voicing my concern at a decision that, for all practical...

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Hazak Hazak Ve-Nit’Hazek

Hazak Hazak Ve-Nit’Hazek

When a Torah book is concluded, the assembled call out hazak, hazak, ve-nithazek, be strong, be strong, and may we be strengthened. That is the title and theme of this column. In Parsha Beha'alotcha, Moses learned that others in his camp were making prophecies. He...

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