Tag Archives: High Holydays

A Safe Space for Me

Kol Nidrei Speech by congregant Seth “Shais” St. Martin My parents always told me, that “Religion is not for children.” It is something that, when done right, is fluid and nuanced. It can be dangerous when over simplified by a … Continue reading

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Buckets Full

Sermon by Rabbi Mark Melamut on Rosh Hashanah There was once a King who had an only child, the apple of his eye. The King wanted his child to master different fields of knowledge and to experience various cultures, so … Continue reading

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Kol Nidrei Appeal 5775: Stretch, don’t Kvetch!

By Andrew Nusbaum I am told that people like me are rare. First, I am a native San Franciscan who still lives here, at a time when most of my peers have had to move out of the city or … Continue reading

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Kol Nidrei Appeal 5774

By Val Langmuir I am honored to be standing here today.  I’m here to talk to you about my Jewish journey, how it led me to B’nai Emunah, and what this congregation means to me. You wouldn’t know it to … Continue reading

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Tashlich ceremony by the Ocean

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High Holiday Greeting by Rabbi Mark

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Shalom, It’s that time of year again, as the Yamim Noraim, the High Holy Days, or as I prefer to call them, The Awesome Days, are already on their way.  Whatever you call them, they arrive … Continue reading

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High Holiday Greeting From Your President

By Bonnie Gratch Lindauer I love these holidays  because of the opportunity they provide for reflection and soul-searching that began at the beginning of the month of Elul and continues. I also love the change of season that comes around … Continue reading

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