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An American Reflects on Independence Day from Israel July 4th in Israel is a day sandwiched between July 3rd and July 5th. Nonetheless, after work we’ll heat the grill and invite other Americans to celebrate with us....
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Countdown to Tishah B'Av: A Primer on the Three Weeks If you use a Jewish calendar, you may have noticed this notation on June 30: “Tzom Tammuz,” the Fast of Tammuz. Read on to learn about the fast and...
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What a Mock Knesset Program Taught Us About Israeli Politics I thought our Mock Knesset was very successful. We learned so much and had fun learning all about Israel’s government...
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How to "Restring Your Beads" When Your Narrative Changes When I first learned about stringing and restringing our beads based on life experiences, I began to see my relationship with Torah as an ongoing, nonlinear process....
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Why I Won't Allow My Voice to Be Silenced This week’s Torah portion reminds me of the many times I’ve been told to be quiet – especially when it was because our society has left little room for women’s...
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The Wine Was Good: Another Look at the Trefa Banquet There is no question that treif was served at the Highland House banquet, but 135 years later there are still a number of historical questions that need to be...
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Why Did You Deceive Me, Distant Lights? Visiting Kuchinate, I experienced overwhelming kindness from the women, Sudanese and Eritrean asylum seekers who had escaped horrible torture and persecution in Africa....
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How a Parkland-Area Rabbi Found Space to Heal and Reflect My renewed strength will fuel me as I return to Parkland this week to serve my congregants and community, and for that I cannot thank Kutz enough....
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Just Keep Marching, Even When the News is Disappointing and the Road Ahead is Tough Despite discouraging news out of Washington this summer, I implore those fighting for justice across this country to not back down. ...
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Food on a Stick: 5 Tasty Recipes for Kebab Day Kofi Annan, former Secretary-General of the United Nations, is reported to have once said, "There will not be peace until access to the kebab is universal." Amen!...
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Festivals

Temple Sinai SanctuaryOur people have many and varied mitzvot, sacred responsibilities. One that colours many others is our responsibility to look hopefully to the future. A hope I have for our people and our community this year is that we have the courage to mix tradition with innovation. We should draw comfort and strength from our Judaism even while it challenges us and we dare to challenge it. We should seek to live in a wide Jewish world that starts with our inner circles and reaches out to all corners of the globe! —Rabbi Michael Dolgin

 High Holy Days Ensemble

Songs for Selichot

L'chu N'ranana Shema Koleinu
Adonai Adonai Kaddish Shalem

 

 

 

2015 S'lichot Services
with Colin Mochrie,Debra McGrath, Rabbis Michael Dolgin and Daniel Mikelberg, Cantors Charles Osborne and Katie Oringel, the Temple Sinai Ensemble Choir, the Harold Green Theatre’s creative directors David Eisner and Avery Saltzman

Cantors Charles Osborne and Katie Oringel talk about Chanukkah

2014 Purim Video — Happy@Sinai

 

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