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May

Rabbi’s June 2017 Column

Shalom All, This month’s Torah readings begin with Parashat Naso, the second portion in the Book of Numbers. This portion includes one of the Torah’s truly beautiful blessings known as “The […]

30
May

Presidents June 2017 Column

Wow! This is the last column I will write for the Bulletin as President of your Temple Judah Board of Directors. As I reflect on the last two years, I […]

27
Apr

Rabbi’s May 2017 Column

Shalom All, Life has been very busy lately, here at Temple Judah, as the school year comes to a close. But that is how it always is in the spring, […]

27
Apr

Presidents May 2017 Column

There is this “thing” you need to do. It is not a big task. Not difficult. But for some reason, you just don’t want to do it. (Cleaning something, putting […]

04
Apr

President’s April 2017 Column

I recently completed the Small Jewish Communities Project survey. I would encourage everyone to do so. The survey has been extended to May 22nd. It takes about 15 minutes. I […]

04
Apr

Rabbi’s April 2017 Column

Shalom All, Believe it or not, Passover is nearly here. At the end of this month, we will sit as a community and celebrate our deliverance out of Egypt. We’ll eat matzah, charoset, […]

24
Feb

President’s March monthly column

Ah, spring. The harbinger of all things good. The warm weather this past week has been wonderful. Of course, because this is Iowa, everyone is talking about the weather. How […]

24
Feb

Rabbi’s March Column

Shalom All, “And the Jews experienced light and happiness, joy and honor (Esther 8:16),” this short verse near the end of The Megillah, the Scroll of Esther, captures the abiding promise […]

31
Jan

President’s February monthly column

The other day I went through the drive through of a fast food restaurant. The young man at the 1st window who collected my money barely looked at me and I […]

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