Monthly Archives: June 2011

May Camping Shabbaton – In the Rain!

By Sharon Bleviss, President This year, the annual camping Shabbaton took 20 participants to Samuel P. Taylor State Park near San Rafael. Although the weather was cool and rain was predicted, the hardy arrived Friday night for tent set-up and … Continue reading

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For Everything There is a Season

By Cantor Linda R. Semi During the course of the year, we read from Ecclesiastes that there is “a time for everything under the sun.” We go on to enumerate these things. There is “a time to be born and … Continue reading

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Life Lessons

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Imagine for a moment that you’re sitting next to us, your seat is 12B. From one side, “Abba, is this our plane? Is that the wing? Can I watch my movie yet?…..” From the other side, … Continue reading

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SF Pride Parade and Jewish Folk Chorus Concert

By Frank Kurtz Please join us on Sunday, June 26, 2011  as we march together with the Or Shalom Jewish Community  in the SF Pride Parade. If you are planning to march with us, please contact Frank Kurtz by email … Continue reading

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What We’re Reading at the Book Group

By Bonnie Lindauer The next book group discussion will be Sunday, July 24th about the novel Kalooki Nights by Howard Jacobson. This is a darkly comic novel probing Jewish identity. The time period is the 1950s in an English Jewish … Continue reading

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Calling All Singers — Our Choir Needs You

By Bonnie Lindauer The synagogue High Holy Days choir has lost two of its most valued singers.  We really need new voices, especially a tenor.  You don’t have to read music (although it helps), you only have to be able … Continue reading

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