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Shabbat Candles and Kiddush Cups

Yom Rishon shel Sukkot

Yom Rishon shel Sukkot The Eternal One spoke to Moses, saying: Say to the Israelite people: On the fifteenth day of this seventh month there shall be the Feast of Booths to the Eternal, [to last] seven days. – Leviticus 23:33-34 Torah: Leviticus 23:33-44 Haftarah: Zechariah 14:6-9,16-21 Friday, October 2, Erev Sukkot 6:30PM: Virtual Kabbalat…Read on →

Yom Kippur Social Justice Forum on Voter Suppression

Join Rabbi Kolin, Nsé Ufot and Joy Friedman for This Timely and Important Forum Monday, September 28 | 2:00PM Our democracy hinges on fair elections, the right for every eligible voter to vote, and the knowledge that all votes will be counted and honored. To better understand the issues of voter suppression, this election, and…Read on →

Creating a Mikdash M’at: A Holy Habitat in Preparation for a Meaningful  High Holy Days

Rabbi Stephanie Kolin, Union Temple There are many ways that this year’s High Holy Days experience may feel different than other years may have felt, but perhaps none of them are so extreme as our physical location. We find ourselves in our homes or offices, in Brooklyn or literally anywhere else across the world. We…Read on →

Blowing the Shofar on Rosh Hashanah

High Holy Day Services 5781: Registration and Schedule

This Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur, we come together in prayer, learning, laughter, grief, and awe. We look behind to a year unlike we have ever known. We look ahead to a year we have only begun to imagine. Across computer screens, some three-dimensional encounters, in small groups and sprawling Zoom screens, we will welcome…Read on →