On Sunday afternoon, following a wonderful Generation J celebration during religious school, and a visit, in partnership with Jewish Family Services, to the residents of the Greens Nursing Home with some thirty GRS children of all ages and their parents, my family and I returned home to prepare for Chanukah. While creating a Chanukah décor has become a beloved part of our family celebration, we are especially looking
Starting Thursday, November 5 at 7:00 PM Inviting GRS members and non-members to join with Rabbi Andrew Sklarz to learn how to read Hebrew in seven one hour sessions. The course is FREE, however, in order to provide materials, advance registration is necessary. RSVP to firstname.lastname@example.org.
In our Torah portion for this week, Parashat Vayeshev, we encounter another biblical narrative filled with dysfunctional family dynamics and non-stop drama. Joseph, the favored and spoiled son of Jacob, considers himself superior to his brothers. As a result, Joseph’s brothers conspire against him, initially plotting his murder, but ultimately deciding to sell him as a slave. Taken captive to Egypt, the soap op
Sunday, December 13 9:45 – 11:00 AM at the Synagogue offices Discover how we can deepen our understanding of Jewish spirituality through the practice of yoga. Join certified yoga teacher, Naomi Norman, as we explore the embodiment of Jewish wisdom and prayer through yoga. All levels of yoga experience are welcome. Please bring a mat, if you have one; if not, we will provide extras. Naomi Norman is a certified Y