Monthly Archives: April 2014

All Star Shabbat Cafe May 30

Shabbat Cafe with Fred Lifsitz and Ben Brussell – Friday evening, May 30, 7:30-9:30. Sunrise, Sunset  – A new and informal gathering space for coffee, culture and community. All are welcome.  Free. 3595 Taraval (46th) at B’nai Emunah Fresh roasted … Continue reading

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Earth Day Beach Cleanup

Congregants of B’nai Emunah, BIJ and Or Shalom met at Ocean Beach to clean it up in honor of Earth Day. Two hours and many bags of trash later, all convened to share their experiences. May this be the first … Continue reading

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Opening Day – Play Ball and Happy Passover

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Can you smell it in the air?  Not the peanuts and cracker jacks, the freshly raked field or even the shouts of “play ball,” but the signs of the other Opening Day.  The Opening Day that … Continue reading

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A Passover Short Story by Martin Lindauer

With Pesach approaching soon, the following short story by Martin Lindauer may evoke memories of parents and grandparents around the Seder table.  (originally published in the Shofar Literary Revew, March 2009  http://www.shofarlitreview.com/301.html  Three Languages, Four Questions “Mah nishtanah…?” “Fa voos is … Continue reading

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Not My Life – Movie presentation about Human Trafficking

By Sharon Bleviss On March 30th, 2014, Congregation B’nai Emunah, a member of the  San Francisco Collaborative Against Human Trafficking (SFCAHT),  hosted an important screening of the film, “Not My Life”, followed by a discussion of human trafficking. The event was cosponsored … Continue reading

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PASSOVER 2014/5774 – Cleaning out the Chametz

By Rabbi Mark Melamut A crumb here, a crumb there, chametz seems to be everywhere. We recall that not only do we eat matzah on Pesach, as we read in Exodus 12:20, “you shall eat matzah,” but we are also … Continue reading

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