Monthly Archives: May 2016

Rabbi Berkson – Ha-Kol – May/2016

May 1st, 2016

I write these words (revised from Ha-Kol, May, 2008) as Yom HaShoah, as the day in commemoration of the Holocaust, approaches. We still continue to struggle as we try to ritualize our commemoration of Yom HaShoah. We must grapple with readings, with rituals, with personal and community observances. We must Read More

Rabbi Barolsky – Ha-Kol – May/2016

May 1st, 2016

High Holy Days in May They are upon us again! Perhaps it seems as if the High Holy Days are a little out of place, but we are approaching the other set of High Holy Days, the Israeli version. We are familiar with Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur in the Read More

Michael Levin (Brotherhood President) – Ha-Kol – May/2016

May 1st, 2016

I am pleased to announce  that Jerry Plotkin will be  this year’s recipient of the  Philip Zuckerman  Volunteer Award! We  hope you will join us when Jerry  receives this award at the annual Parent-  Child Shabbat on June 3. If you and your  child (and/or parent!) would like to participate  in Read More

Ruth Treisman (WE President) – Ha-Kol – May/2016

May 1st, 2016

My family, like yours, enjoys our yearly tradition of beef brisket and chicken soup at Passover. This year my family spent the holiday in Baltimore with my husband Jonathan’s family. The Jewish approach to eating is central to human existence. Being connected to the food we eat is important to Read More