Tag Archives: Yom Kippur

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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My Jewish Journey – Flori Green

Kol Nidrei Speech by congregant Flori Green My Jewish Journey began the day I was born — in La Paz, Bolivia, to parents who were lucky enough to be one of last people to escape Nazi Germany in August 1939. … Continue reading

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Rosh Hashana’s delicious “Triple Scoop”

From Rabbi Mark’s 5775 Family Service: Rosh Hashana’s delicious “Triple Scoop” (3 sections of the musaf/additional service) offers each of us, no matter our age, opportunities to reflect, to remember and to hope.  And, just when you thought you’ve heard … 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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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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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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