Monthly Archives: December 2017

The Why of Why? – December, 2017 from Ha-Kol

December 11th, 2017

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

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

December 1st, 2017

As I have noted in the past, it was Rabbi Herman Schaalman, alav ha-shalom, who, so moved by his experiences of a Methodist Church camp years ago one summer in Iowa, set out to create a Reform Jewish Summer Camp. He wrote that, “on the invitation of the Jewish Chatauqua Read More

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

December 1st, 2017

Camp and Conference Day at CEEBJ Mark your calendar for December 17 and plan to spend the morning at CEEBJ. For those with children in Religious School, teachers will be conducting conferences. This is your chance to get to know your teacher better, to ask every question you can think Read More

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

December 1st, 2017

Hanukkah is in the air! You are invited to the Children’s Choir Hanukkah performance at the Sarah Chudnow campus on Sunday, December 17 at 11:45 am. There, our CEEBJ Children’s Choir will treat you to some beautiful Hanukkah songs accompanied by Ruben Piirainen on piano. During Hanukkah, Chai Point will Read More

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

December 1st, 2017

The Board of Trustees attended a daylong retreat on Saturday, Nov. 4. We began with a Shabbat morning service, led by Rabbi Berkson. Susan Zukrow, who grew up in our congregation, led the rest of the day. After working in marketing for many years, she is now is an associate Read More