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In just a few weeks we will read and celebrate together one of my most favorite stories in all of our tradition. As Jews we have so many stories, and as a Rabbi I certainly love many of them, but the story of Esther, is one of the few of Read More
It is during challenging times that a community shows its true character. I know that we will continue to support each other, and our rabbis, even as they are both on leave. I would like to thank Rabbi Schaller for taking on additional responsibilities, even as she was preparing for Read More
From Our President The Brotherhood has been around for over 90 years, and continues to be a vibrant part of this congregation. All of the programs and fundraising that we do, could not be accomplished without the volunteers who give of their time for the betterment of the congregation. While Read More
From Our President The Women of Emanu-El (WE) have organized and provided coordination of many events at CEEBJ like the Hanukkah Latke dinner. The popularity of cooking is evident by the number of cooking shows on TV today. It shows how important the function of cooking is and the joy Read More
I was privileged to be in attendance at the Union for Reform Judaism’s 74th General Assembly in Boston the beginning of December. Known as our Biennial, the gathering brought together almost 6000 Jews representing our Reform movement for five days of learning and connection and action and community. With the Read More
On January 20 last year, I woke up in the middle of the night, packed a bag and got a ride to a bus waiting in a quiet parking lot. Fourteen hours later, 30 new friends and I unloaded our bus near Washington DC. We prepared to take part in Read More
The goal of Why? is to help enrich each person’s practice of Judaism by learning more about the reasons behind common Jewish practices, prayers, rituals, and traditions. Please send your own questions by filling out the reply section below, by email to [email protected], or submit them in writing to the Read More
A hearty thank you to the members of our Children’s choir who participated in a special Hanukkah program at the Sarah Chudnow campus on Sunday, December 17. Members of the choir include: Hazel Alpren, Yael Barolsky, Lucy Girton, Levi Lakric, Eli Levin, Elliot Lippman, Sam Lippman, Adelyne O’Connor, Evan Rapaport, Read More
Our movement, the Union for Reform Judaism, held its 2017 Biennial from December 6-10 in Boston. This event brings together 6000 Reform Jews from across North America and around the world. Together, clergy, lay leaders, youth leaders, students and educators learn, pray, network, and make policy for our movement. This Read More
I offer you a Happy New Year and a welcome to the Women of Emanu-El (WE) Sisterhood. Whether you are a member of Women of Emanu-El, leader of an affiliated women’s group, WE leader, or someone who just shares our common goal of ensuring a vibrant future for Reform Jewish Read More