Pesach Greetings 5782

As we prepare to celebrate our great festival of Pesach, I want to wish you much joy – simcha and blessing – b’racha. The Seder is a wonderful opportunity, not only to gather with family and friends to enjoy a delicious meal, but a chance to explore what...

A Failed Leader: Russia Invades Ukraine

March 6, 2022 Essentially, there are two basic dynamics to the exercise of power, involving a balance of reward and punishment. Knowing how to apply this balance leads to a critical difference in results. You can try to lead primarily by physical force, through fear...

January 15, 2022

Dear Friends, Within the last two weeks we’ve witnessed two acts against the Jewish Community, one in our neighborhood: the malicious destruction of the Holocaust Memorial Fountain, a week ago at the Santa Rosa Memorial Cemetery – for the second time in two...

The Fast of Tevet

It seems as if every region of our country, East, South, Midwest and West is subject to some form of natural disaster.  Hurricanes, tornados, fires, flooding, earthquakes; one never can be sure when they might arrive to disrupt and devastate our ongoing lives. Just...

GENESIS: A TIME TO BEGIN

Now that we have turned back to the beginning in the Torah, there is no better time to begin taking a look at traditional Jewish study. Join in or simply observe our Rashi Study: Weekday mornings, Sunday – Friday 7:30 – 8:00 a.m. Also streamed and recorded...