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30
Jan

President’s Column February 2019

We recently held our Tu B’shevat Seder hosted by Hadassah. Thank you to Hadassah and everyone who helped prepare for it, and thanks to everyone who attended, despite the threat of […]

30
Jan

Rabbi’s Column February 2019

Shalom All, You may have noticed, during the last few months, that our Jewish holidays were a bit earlier than usual. The High Holy Days started so early in September […]

30
Jan

February Shabbat Services

Make Friday Night Temple Night Join us at Shabbat Services this month! February 1st 6:30 pm February 8th 6:30 pm February 9th Shabbat Morning Services, 10:00 am February 15th 6:30 […]

31
Dec

President’s Column January 2019

Happy New Year! Religious school is on break until January 6th. When students return, grades 4 and up will be working on a tikkun olam project with Amy Belice. They […]

31
Dec

Rabbi’s Column January 2019

Shalom All, There is a very famous story in the Talmud about Honi and the carob tree. Honi, in his old age, is seen planting a carob tree by someone […]

29
Nov

President’s Column December 2018

Chag Sameach! Hanukkah begins this Sunday night, and the following Sunday, December 9th at 6 pm, we will be holding our annual Hanukkah dinner! Brian Cohen and his crew will […]

29
Nov

Rabbi’s Column December 2018

Shalom All, The reading of Parashat Miketz, a Torah portion toward the end of the book of Genesis, always coincides with Chanukah and the themes of this section of Torah and the […]

21
Nov

President’s Column November 2018

Shalom, The Tree of Life Congregation in Pittsburgh was attacked last Saturday during Shabbat services. The shocking and heartbreaking deaths of 11 victims may prompt us to wonder how safe […]

21
Nov

Rabbi’s Column November 2018

Shalom All, Each morning, when a Jew prays, he/she is expected to sing the words “Mah tovu ohalecha Yaacov mishkinotecha Yisrael. – How lovely are your tents, O Jacob, your dwellings, […]

14
Nov

Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service

Annual Interfaith Thanksgiving Service Monday, November 19th, 7:00 PM First Lutheran Church 1000 3rd Avenue SE, Cedar Rapids Keynote Speaker: Lori Erickson, Religion and Travel Writer “The Transformative Power of […]

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