Our member Lisa Segal, a talented videographer, has shared with us a "trailer" from a recent bat mitzvah celebration. The family of Nicole Zeien graciously allowed us to link to [...]
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This November, voters in Massachusetts will have the opportunity to cast their votes on several ballot initiatives, among them the “Death With Dignity Act”. The proposed legislation states, in its [...]
At Summer's End by John Engels Early August, and the young butternut is already dropping its leaves, the nuts thud and ring on the tin roof, the squirrels are everywhere. [...]
The current issue of Reform Judaism carries an article by Rabbi Mark Dov Shapiro of Sinai Temple in Springfield, MA which describes the “God survey” he distributed to his congregation. [...]
Thanks to our member SUSAN JENKINS who, along with her fellow-quilter Marge Overholtz, created the exquisite t-shirt quilt currently on display in Speen Hall honoring 25 years worth of Housing [...]
For my birthday this year, one of my children gave me a t-shirt with a wonderful image from In the Night Kitchen, one of the classic children's books created by [...]
I have never been a mountain climber, but I do know about “peak experiences”. What is a “peak experience”? Wikipedia defines it this way: “‘Peak experience’ is a term used [...]
Passover approaches. I lift my eyes to the top shelf of my bookcase, where lie many haggadot, some of them very familiar to me, others with spines unbroken. Each haggadah [...]
On any given Shabbat morning, anywhere from a dozen to three dozen members of this community (and some interested non-members) gather for Torah study. Most do it “religiously”, building it [...]
My father, Dr. Alfred Toby Lieberman (of blessed memory), was a physician. He was, to be precise, an “otorhinolaryngologist” (a word I learned to pronounce as a very young child)–an [...]