A Prayer for Healing after a Hate Crime

After the hate crime attack against my synagogue last week, we not only need to repair the damage and address security measures, but we need to heal spiritually as well. I penned this prayer that I shared last Shabbat and at our community meeting the following week: Eloheinu v'elohei avoteinu v'eemoteinu Our God and God …

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Fear. Anger. Hate. Suffering.

To be honest, I was going to take a break this week. I wasn’t going to send out a weekly message this week—it is winter break from school, and with the kids home I need to alter my schedule. Plus it was Erez’s birthday yesterday, so I took time off so we can have a …

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A Swastika at TBH

This morning I discovered a swastika painted on a statue outside the Temple Beth Hatfiloh building. This is the letter I sent out to my congregation community. Friends, This morning I arrived at TBH to find a swastika painted on the statue that graces the entrance to our offices. Earlier this morning I read an …

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