Monthly Archives: August 2017

From Rabbi Marc Berkson – August 16, 2017 from Ha-Kol

August 16th, 2017

As we near the end of the year, we read from Devarim, the book of Deuteronomy.  The Hebrew name, Devarim, is telling for it means “words.”  And we know how important words are in our tradition.  God creates with words.  And God said, “Let there be light” and there was Read More

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

August 1st, 2017

Tisha b’Av was a date I had heard of. The destruction of the Temple in Jerusalem is commemorated on that date, we mildly observed at the Jewish summer camps of my youth. Tu b’Av, however, I didn’t know about that one, until I was 30 years old and in rabbinical Read More

From President Michael Levin – August 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

August 1st, 2017

I am pleased to report that our congregation has been growing over the past several years. This speaks to the fact that what our community provides in terms of spiritual growth, learning, and connection is what many in the greater Milwaukee area are seeking, the Jewish home created by our Read More