Monthly Archives: December 2016

From Rabbi Marc Berkson – January 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

December 30th, 2016

I write these words as 2016 nears an end taking them from the words I offered to the congregation over several Sabbaths, words of hope and prayer for our President-Elect. I originally spoke of the power of words, how words can create and how words can destroy. As I did, Read More

From Rabbi Toba Schaller – January 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

December 30th, 2016

From Our Director of Lifelong Learning By the time I graduated the 8th grade, my religious school class of three had dwindled down to just me. My sister had long been the solo kid in her grade and had been forced to join in the grades above and below until Read More

Cantor David Barash – “Musical Happenings” – January 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

December 30th, 2016

A hearty thank you to the members of our Children’s Choir: Hazel Alpren, Alex Berg, Alan Cohen, Isaac Feiges, Julianna Franklin, Lucy Girton, Ahlena Jacobsohn, Will Jacobsohn, Benji Kane, Hailey Kane, Eli Levin, Elliot Lippman, Sam Lippman, Brian McMahon, Logan McMahon, Ashtyn Michael, Adelyne O’Connor, Benjamin Raphael, Nathan Raphael, Hailee Read More

Rabbi Berkson – Ha-Kol – December/2016

December 1st, 2016

Torah teaches the profound power of words. How does God create? God speaks. "Let there be light-and there was light." And, created in God's image, we create with words. So often we speakand it becomes so. The opposite is also true. And just as God could destroy with words, so, Read More

Rabbi Schaller – Ha-Kol – December/2016

December 1st, 2016

I can’t wait for my family’s first Hanukkah in Wisconsin. This year my son is old enough to appreciate a good party. Arvie and his four Midwest cousins will help to light their own menorah, they will each receive a small Hanukkah gift, each have a chance to play with Read More

Cantor Barash – Ha-Kol – December/2016

December 1st, 2016

Musical Happenings Please come to our Children’s choir Hanukkah performance at the Sarah Chudnow campus on Sunday, December 18 at 11:30 am. There, our CEEBJ Children’s Choir will treat you to some beautiful Hanukkah songs accompanied by Bill Hindin on piano. You will have another opportunity to hear our Chilren’s Read More