Rabbi’s Reflections – Sunday, October 27, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Sunday, October 27, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Sunday, October 27, 2019  Shavuah Tov *|FNAME|*, Shavuah Tov is the greeting at the end of Shabbat (called “Motza’ay Shabbat” in Hebrew (going forth of the Shabbat).  It simply means “have a good week.”  So, Shavuah Tov everyone. Thank you...
Rabbi’s Reflections – Sunday, October 27, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Saturday, October 26, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Saturday, October 26, 2019  Shabbat Shalom, Aaaaah Shabbat!  Take a deep breath.  Then take a moment to thank God for His creation.  On Shabbat we honor the Creator Who rested on the seventh day. A common mistake is to honor the creation. ...
Rabbi’s Reflections – Sunday, October 27, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Friday, October 25, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Friday, October 25, 2019  (Early) Shabbat Shalom *|FNAME|*, A N N O U N C E M E N T This is a special Shabbat.  Mark Smith will be celebrating his Bar Mitzvah.  This is very special to Mark, and to us because we love Mark.  So we will...
Rabbi’s Reflections – Sunday, October 27, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Thursday, October 24, 2019 

Rabbi’s Reflections – Thursday, October 24, 2019  Shalom, A N N O U N C E M E N T The “mitzvah” of Sukkot is not yet complete.   Go ahead, ask me.  “Really Rabbi, what do you mean?” Rabbi Trail:  A “mitzvah” is a good deed or positive commandment.  Any time we...
Rabbi’s Reflections – Sunday, October 27, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Wednesday, October 23, 2019

Rabbi’s Reflections – Wednesday, October 23, 2019  Shalom *|FNAME|*, What is “hate speech?”  We are reaching a critical juncture in society where saying something intended as loving and helpful can be considered hate speech.   If I speak to a thief and urge him...