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  • WEATHER CANCELLATION – NO EREV ROSH HA-SHANAH SERVICE!

    Posted ‍‍כח אלול ה תשעז - Sep 19th, 2017 By in Special Event, Uncategorized With | Comments Off Canceled

    IMPORTANT!! Erev Rosh Ha-Shanah service canceled because of storm threat…Friends,It seems that the worst conditions to be delivered by Hurricane Jose to the Upper Cape area are likely to occur from Wednesday afternoon through the night hours. The storm is expected to weaken on Thursday. For that reason we are cancelling our Wednesday evening observance …

  • Open House!

    Posted ‍‍ד אב ה תשעז - Jul 27th, 2017 By in Special Event, Uncategorized With | Comments Off download

    If you missed the Open House…. Please contact us to learn more about this vibrant congregation! We’d be happy to speak with you or send you information; we can also explore the possibility of your attending our beautiful High Holy Days services.

  • Boomer Shabbat (and the Prayer of Exuberance!)

    Posted ‍‍כה סיון ה תשעז - Jun 19th, 2017 By in Rabbi's Thoughts, Uncategorized With | Comments Off

    Jewish tradition identifies three basic categories of prayer: petitionary, thanksgiving and awe. (Someone suggested that these three categories might be better identified as “Gimme, Thanks & Wow!”) I’d like to suggest a fourth prayer category, one that I call “Exuberance”. For me, prayers of exuberance are always wrapped up with music and singing. While the …

  • The Roots of Hope

    Posted ‍‍יח ניסן ה תשעז - Apr 14th, 2017 By in Rabbi's Thoughts, Uncategorized With | Comments Off

    I conducted an interesting experiment as a prelude to writing these words. I entered into Google’s search engine the phrase “antidote to despair”. I found the results intriguing. Among the suggested antidotes to despair were the following: “action”, “collaboration”, “solidarity”. Many of us awaken each morning, sometimes from troubled sleep, with the taste of despair in …

  • Purim: An All-Too Believable Story For our Time

    Posted ‍‍כט שבט ה תשעז - Feb 25th, 2017 By in Rabbi's Thoughts, Uncategorized With | Comments Off

    Preparing to write this column for the month in which we celebrate the holiday of Purim, I engaged in a fascinating and painful Google search. I entered “Purim + Trump” in the search box and was quickly led to dozens of articles scattered across the Internet, virtually all of which were from the spring of …

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