Monthly Archives: October 2017

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

October 1st, 2017

I mention Kohellet, the Book of Ecclesiastes, and what comes to mind? The words of the song. In short, the extent of most of our knowledge surrounding Ecclesiastes reflects the teaching of Pete Seeger as interpreted by The Byrds: “To everything (turn, turn, turn) There is a season (turn, turn, Read More

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

October 1st, 2017

I love that my job allows me to do such a variety of tasks. From teaching to preaching to spending time with teachers and teens. No day as Rabbi-Director of Lifelong Learning is the same as the one before. Of all the many parts of my job, one of my Read More

From Cantor David Barash – October 1, 2017 from Ha-Kol

October 1st, 2017

Sabbatical time in Israel from mid-October to mid-December It is with sincere appreciation and gratitude to this congregation that I begin my sabbatical this month. I will be traveling to Israel with Debra on October 17 and plan to study at the Agron St. synagogue in Jerusalem. I will also Read More

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

October 1st, 2017

After Yom Kippur, when we break the fast, many of us feel we have had our fill of time at synagogue. I would like to point out the many opportunities for meaningful worship that are still to come this season. The Sukkot evening service on Wednesday, October 4 is preceded Read More