Rabbi Rebelias

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Pew, Pew, Pew!

Do you know this classic Jewish telegram? “Start worrying! [Stop.] “Details to follow.” About every ten years the American Jewish Community receives such a “telegram” in the form of [...]

Pew, Pew, Pew!2018-07-20T13:55:18+00:00

Happy Thanksgivukah!

This year, the first day of Hanukkah coincides with Thanksgiving Day. (Chanukah begins Wednesday night, Nov. 27th.) Amazingly, this is only the second time it's happened since President Lincoln [...]

Happy Thanksgivukah!2018-07-20T13:59:25+00:00

The Corners of Our Fields

Every year, we join other Reform, Conservative and Reconstructionist congregations throughout North America in a project called "The Corners of Our Fields" to collect groceries for local food pantries and [...]

The Corners of Our Fields2018-07-09T16:43:07+00:00

Artistry in wood

This is the beautiful turned vessel, made from a block of solid cedar (from a downed tree behind the Meeting House) that our member, ART LASH --whose hobby is wood-turning--, [...]

Artistry in wood2018-07-09T17:12:45+00:00

Wear the purple ribbon!

Truth: Shalom bayit – domestic tranquility – is a central tenet of Judaism.Myth: Domestic violence is not a Jewish problem.Truth: Domestic violence is a community issue, not a private affair.Myth: [...]

Wear the purple ribbon!2018-07-09T16:26:48+00:00

Neither early nor late….

"The coldest winter I ever spent was a summer in San Francisco." Do you recognize that quote? It’s attributed to Mark Twain...but he never said it. It’s a great quote, [...]

Neither early nor late….2018-07-09T17:12:28+00:00

Pyrotechnics….and memory

If asked to recall poignant Fourth of July memories, most people would probably summon up fireworks and cookouts, flag-bedecked houses and small-town parades. While I have certainly seen my share [...]

Pyrotechnics….and memory2018-07-09T17:12:14+00:00

The Return of the Snowbirds

I have never been an avid birder but I do enjoy listening to Vernon Laux, whose birding reports air regularly on WCAI/NAN (90.1 FM, the Cape & Islands NPR stations). [...]

The Return of the Snowbirds2013-06-04T08:21:17+00:00