11 Cheshvan – Rachel Imeinu Passes Away

October 21, 2015, by

On the eleventh of Cheshvan, while giving birth to her 2nd son, Binyamin, Rachel, the beloved wife of Ya’akov, died, and was buried on the road to Bethlehem. The site of her burial in Bethlehem, south of Jerusalem, known to us by tradition, is covered by a stone edifice. Rachel’s Tomb in Bethlehem, Israel For […]

Shabbat: The Holiness of Time

October 8, 2015, by

Rabbi Yochanan said, ‘Wherever you find mention of the greatness of the Holy One, Blessed Be He, there you will also find mention of his humility.

Simchat Torah Youth Programming

September 30, 2015, by

Have you checked out the OU’s all new resource bank? Be sure to click this link and search for “Simchat Torah” to find valuable holiday materials for your synagogue’s youth programming. And of course, feel free to poke around to view other great resources for your synagogue. *Pardon our dust, the resource bank is still under […]

ADL High Security Manual

August 27, 2015, by

UPDATED SECURITY MANUAL AND SECURITY RECOMMENDATIONS FOR THE HIGH HOLIDAYS In advance of the High Holidays, ADL has released a 2015 edition of our Jewish communal security manual Protecting Your Jewish Institution.  The manual was first published in 2003 to assist a variety of different types of Jewish institutions in coming up with security plans […]

Aleinu and L’Dovid: Humility and Sincerity

August 20, 2015, by

Listen Here to a beautiful vort on love and sincerity An expression of gratitude, an appreciation of God, the need to at least try- A look at special prayers of Elul and the High Holidays with Rabbi Mayer Waxman, Assistant National Director of Yachad/The National Jewish Council for Disabilities.

Elul Part 1

August 10, 2015, by

Click Here to hear the first part of the Elul series.

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