Monthly Archives: October 2012

A Bissel to Nibble – A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Torah Portion by Rabbi Mark

*Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish.  Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. Served each Friday afternoon, noonish. Parshat Lekh Lekha (Genesis 12:1-17:27) “G-d said to Avram, ‘Go forth from your native land and from your father’s … Continue reading

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Rabbi Mark Recommends a Talk by Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks

Chief Rabbi Lord Jonathan Sacks, the Chief Rabbi of the United Hebrew Congregations of the Commonwealth is coming to the JCCSF on Monday, Nov. 26 at noon.  He will speak about “Science, Religion and the Search for Meaning.”  It’s really … Continue reading

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Sisterhood meeting

Sunday, October 14, 2012 About 28 women enjoyed the first sisterhood brunch of 5773 and listened to guest speaker Dr. Abbie Caplin, representing “The Women of the Wall”. The next  big sisterhood activity is the Channuka Celebration & Holiday Crafts Fair … Continue reading

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Robert Edwards Named to Institute of Medicine

Longtime member Robert Edwards was among the 70 newly elected members of the Institute of Medicine (IOM), which recognizes those who have demonstrated outstanding professional achievement and commitment to service in the areas of medical sciences, health care and public … Continue reading

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B’nai Emunah SF’s photostream

B’nai Emunah SF’s photostream on Flickr. We had a wonderful Pizza in the Hut in our new, huge Sukka. Young and old came to shake the Lulav and smell the Etrog.

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