Monthly Archives: September 2012

I came to B’nai Emunah to learn how to be Jewish

By David Engelmann A couple of years ago congregation B’nai Emunah started the tradition to have the Kol Nidre appeal to the congregants given by community members rather than the President. When I first decided to give this Kol Nidre … Continue reading

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High Holiday Appeal – What Bnai Emunah means to me

By Kathleen Safer A couple of years ago congregation B’nai Emunah started the tradition to have the Kol Nidre appeal to the congregants given by community members rather than the President. When I try to think of just a few … Continue reading

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“Let the Games Begin” – Rosh Hashana/New Year 5773 is Here!

September 15, 2012 – Parshat Nitzavim – “What do we need to rediscover?” Only seven weeks ago we began our countdown to Rosh Hashana together.  In that first posting I understood the torah portion to be offering us all “an invitation to … Continue reading

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High Holyday Greetings from Our President, Pete Gleichenhaus

Elul 5772 August 2012 To Members of Congregation B’nai Emunah and Friends, Is it almost Tishrei again? And how does one remember exactly what is the year? Well, the answer to the first question is “Yes.” Each of us is … Continue reading

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Cantor Linda’s High Holyday 5773 Message

One of the explanations given for the breaking of the glass at the Jewish wedding is to remind us of the fragility of life. Recently and on a personal basis, I was reminded of this concept when, within less than … Continue reading

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Rabbi Mark’s 5773 High Holyday Message

Shalom, Welcome back!  It’s that time of year again, where we huddle in close at shul together to welcome the New Year 5773.  We gather here at this time of year for all kinds of reasons – to let the … Continue reading

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Rabbi Mark Featured in Article on Rosh HaShana Food

Rabbi Mark was one of several rabbi’s interviewed by Jweekly for an article about food and the High Holydays.  “He likes to go ‘beyond apples and honey,’ and share foods with physical attributes or Hebrew names that connote some aspect … Continue reading

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