Monthly Archives: October 2015

Bar Mitzvah Drash about Lekh L’kha

This drash was given  October 24, 2015  by Joshua Edwards Lekh L’kha starts when G-d tells 75 year old Abram (not Abraham yet), “I will make you a great nation, And I will bless you; I will make your name … Continue reading

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Special Guest Speaker at this week’s Shabbat Symposium!

How much do you know about Karaite Judaism? Karaite Judaism is the oldest form of non-Rabbinic Judaism still in existence. The word Karaism derives from the Hebrew karaim meaning “followers of Scripture”, and Karaites seek to preserve the original meaning … Continue reading

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Sisterhood Brunch discusses Freedom Riders

A nice crowd gathered for the annual Sisterhood Brunch to socialize and hear Carol Ruth Silver discuss her new book, Freedom Rider Diary: Smuggled Notes From Parchman Prison. Carol Ruth Silver, a former member of Congregation B’nai Emunah, three-term San … Continue reading

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BE3 Visits Urban Adamah

By Rabbi Mark Melamut It was family day on the farm today for our B3 Sunday school as 40 kids and parents visited and worked at Urban Adamah, the Jewish urban farm in Berkeley. We fed the goat named “Shlomo” … Continue reading

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Annual Picnic

Even though the fog rolled in on Sunday, October 11, the day was perfect the for the annual B’nai Emunah picnic, this year again held at Stern Grove by Pine Lake. Folks enjoyed the potluck, games, dogs and friends. It … Continue reading

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Sukkot and Simchat Torah Celebrations

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Our Sukkot celebration was fantastic this year!  We began with a Friday evening potluck and sleepover, and continued Saturday reading the Book of Ecclesiastes in the sukkah.  The next day was the first day of our … Continue reading

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