From Our Congregants

President Jackie Loren’s Annual Meeting Address

Posted on June 8, 2022

  I wanted to take this opportunity to introduce myself and give you my hopes for the next two years. Probably the first thing that you should know is that I am a Jew by Choice.  I have been told that I am the first Jew by Choice that has had the honor to be Continue Reading »

Journey From Ukraine

Posted on April 8, 2022

By Janet Polansky Chestnut Hill, MA My grandfather’s story as i know it comes from bits and pieces that my mother told me over the years. I was close to my grandfather but only experienced him as an old man, he was our Zayde. He died at the age of 76 when I was six Continue Reading »

Sh’mini: March Board of Trustees Meeting Drash

Posted on March 25, 2022

Board of Trustees Meeting Drash: Sh’mini By Sasha Tulgan, Early Learning Center Trustee This week we read Sh’mini (the Eighth Day).  To briefly summarize this portion, Aaron and his sons follow Moses’s instructions and offer sacrifices so G-d will forgive the people.  Two of Aaron’s sons, Nadab and Abihu, offer “alien fire” to G-d and Continue Reading »

Where We Dwell by Beth Cohen

Posted on March 3, 2022

Board of Trustees Meeting Drash- February 2022 Beth Cohen, Trustee for New Membership This week’s Torah Portion, P’kudei, concludes the book of Exodus. The last two chapters are a summary of the instructions regarding the details of building the tabernacle, which was the  portable sanctuary that the Israelites carried with them through the Wilderness.  At Continue Reading »