Friday, October 30, 2015, 5:30 pm Join us at the GRS office for a short and lively Shabbat service for young children (age six and under) and their parents, featuring stories, music and song. Services will be followed by a snack and a craft project. CLICK HERE TO RSVP.
The Mishna states “a Sanhedrin (rabbinic legislative council) that executes one person in seven years is murderous” Rabbi Eliezar ben Azariah said “once in seventy years.” Rabbi Tarfon and Rabbi Akiva said: “If we were members of a Sanhedrin, nobody would ever be put to death…. Rabbi Simeon ben Gamliel responded: “If we never condemned anyone to death, we might be considered
For reasons which are incomprehensible, there are those who “play God,” deluding themselves with the belief that their actions are justified. As with all groups, the Jewish people are not immune to such extremists. Sadly, this was evident this past week with the heinous stabbing of participants in the LGBTQ parade in Jerusalem and the treacherous firebombing of a Palestinian family‘s home in the Wes