Category Archives: Jewish Holidays

DIY Omer Counter – I Count, You Count, We All Count!

We are counting down the days until the next holiday of Shavuot when we celebrate receiving the biggest present of them all, the Torah!  49 days in total between Passover and Shavuot. This week our Hebrew school made their own … Continue reading

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Parashat Matot – Mas’ei Numbers 33:50 to 35:13

During Rabbi Mark’s sabbatical this summer B’nai Emunah members are helping lead services and prepare drashiot. This drash was delivered August 6, 2016 by Bonnie G. Lindauer We have a double Torah portion today: Parashot Mattot and Mass’ei.  Etz Chaim … Continue reading

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Sunday School B3 Upcoming Events

The classroom education has come to a close for this school year, but we can always play together! I look forward to seeing you at our Lag b’Omer picnic. See below for more information and location of where to meet. … Continue reading

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Passover Sequel

Dayeinu! It’s enough. With the melodies of the seder songs still lingering somewhere in our heads and running out of new ideas for a schmear to lively up a week of matzah eating, what else can say, or sing, other … Continue reading

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Passover Fundraiser

Happy Passover and thank you to all for your commitment to our Passover Appeal!  If you haven’t yet had a chance to pledge, please consider contacting Shais at the BE office. Every matzah crumb helps, really! Wherever you gathered, I … Continue reading

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Passover Food Traditions

By Cantor Linda Semi Of all our holidays, I think Passover is the most home-centered one we have. None of the others require us to prepare our homes to the extent of this chag. While Jews have always been open … Continue reading

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“Knock, Knock. Who’s There? Elijah.”

By Rabbi Mark Melamut  When I was young, I remember being intrigued every year at Passover by the ritual of opening our doors at the end of the seder. I recall anxiously awaiting Elijah, who I thought might walk through … Continue reading

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