Monthly Archives: September 2011

Good yontiv!

By Sharon Bleviss This message was given by Sharon during the first day of Rosh HaShanah services at B’nai Emunah, San Francisco. I’m Sharon Bleviss, the president of our Congregation and it is my honor to be here with you … Continue reading

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B’nai Emunah Confirmation Class Graduates

By Sharon Bleviss, President On August 6th 2011 (6 Adar), B’nai Emunah’s latest Confirmation class, taught by Sharon Bleviss, was confirmed. The class had been together for two to four years and had, among their activities together, taken field trips, … Continue reading

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A New Year for Shabbat Shalom School

By Jennie Dahl, Education Director  As the summer winds down, we at B’nai Emunah are preparing for a new year of Religious School.   We offer fun and exciting programs for children four years old through high school. The weekly Sunday … Continue reading

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High Holy Day Greetings from Rabbi Mark

Shalom, Where does the time go?  It’s hard to believe, but it’s that time again and the Holidays are right around the corner. If we close our eyes, we can almost imagine tasting Rosh Hashana’s apples and honey, dabbing a … Continue reading

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New High Holiday Prayer Books

By Frank Kurtz Why are these High Holy Days different from all others (that came before)? This year marks the introduction to B’nai Emunah of the new Mahzor (High Holy Day prayerbook) “Lev Shalem” (complete heart), which was first introduced … Continue reading

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Rabbi Mark Celebrates the New Year at the JCC Preschool

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Literally started today with a blast!  I sounded shofar for my daughter’s pre-school JCC class.  We sang Happy Birthday to the world, imagined lots of candles on the world’s cake, and made wishes. We finished with … Continue reading

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First Interfaith Healing Service

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Congregation B’nai Emunah hosted the first interfaith healing service with Rabbi Mark and Father Darren. It was a warm, candle-lit and comforting evening with readings, meditations, songs and sharing. Personal prayers were said, as well as … Continue reading

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