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The Work Never Stops

This has been a busy time for the officers, trustees and staff, and a time of transitions. The holidays are be-hind us now, and the officers thank everyone who put so much work into making them successful. Thanks especially to Rabbi Goodman for leading us, Student Cantor Goldin for her beautiful singing, and Henry Singer…Read on →

The Attribute of Loyalty

No question, the patriarch Jacob is a flawed individual. Of course he is intelligent and intuitive, but he is also calculating and dishonest. He tricks his own brother out of the birthright, and his own father, out of the blessing meant for his brother. And of course, his very name, Ya’akov, comes from the word…Read on →

A Personal Story for Veterans Day

Veterans Day. . . .  Today is Veteran’s Day. World War I officially ended on June 28, 1919, when the Treaty of Versailles was signed at the Palace of Versailles outside the town of Versailles, France. However, the fighting actually ceased seven months earlier when an armistice, or temporary cessation of hostilities, between the Allied…Read on →