Tag Archives: High Holidays 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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“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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“Let the Games Begin” – The Countdown towards Rosh Hashana/New Year 5773 – Only 2 to go…

September 8, 2012 – Parshat Ki Tavo – “For what in our lives do we hold our heads high?” With this Shabbat and our Saturday evening Slichot service, we stand at the crossroads of time.  We begin to say goodbye to … Continue reading

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Let the Games Begin” – The Countdown towards Rosh Hashana/New Year 5773 – Only 3 to go…

September 1, 2012 – Parshat Ki Tetze – “What should be forgotten this year?” Now we really turn the corner and head down the final stretch, as we count just 3 more shabbats before the New Year. There’s no looking back now, … Continue reading

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“Let the Games Begin” – The Countdown towards Rosh Hashana/New Year 5773 – Only 4 to go…

“What do we really need?” August 25, 2012 – Psalm 27 (Parshat Shoftim) The countdown towards the New Year is on. Last week week it was 5 shabbats left before the end of the year, and now just 4. We … Continue reading

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“Let the Games Begin” – The Countdown towards Rosh Hashana/New Year 5773 – Only 5 to go…

August 18, 2012 – Parshat Re’eh – “How?  By doing tzedakah.” The countdown towards the New Year continues. Last week week it was 6 shabbats left before the end of the year, and now just 5.  The month of Elul, the … Continue reading

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