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Rabbi Marc E. Berkson - July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
I write these words as we have transitioned in our weekly Torah readings from Shelah Lekha to Korah, chapters from the middle of Ba-Midbar, ...
Rabbi Toba Schaller – July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
Before I am a rabbi, I am a mom. I mean that very literally. Each day before I arrive at the synagogue to serve this community as a rabbi, I...
Cantor David Barash - July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
Thank you for a magnificent “Broadway & Beyond, Act 2” concert! As I reflect on the “16th Annual Salute to Song & Spirit” concer...
President Michael Levin – July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
It is a privilege to serve as president of our congregation, and I would like to thank all of you for allowing me to continue in this capaci...
The Why of Why? – July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
Q: Why do Jews put a mezuzah on their doorposts? A: Mezuzah” is the Hebrew word for doorpost but it has come to mean the mezuzah that is ...
Women of Emanu-El President Ruth Treisman – July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
From Our President For this month’s Ha- Kol , I would like to focus on love. Love is personal in nature and encompasses different facets...
Brotherhood President Dan Wilkinson – July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
From Our President I am looking forward to my term as President of Brotherhood. When I came to CEEBJ in the fall of 2013 from Florida, I...
Librarian Paula Fine - July 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
Keep an eye on the library display table in the lounge, where you’ll find new titles, including biographies of two iconic and sometimes cont...
Rabbi Marc E. Berkson - June 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
As we offer the first fruits of our harvest at Shavuot, I cannot help but remain, as always, moved by the growth which takes place at Jewish...
Rabbi Toba Schaller – June 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
On the morning of my ordination, I stood in front of the ark of Temple Emanu-El of the City of New York as the president of the seminary, my...
President Michael Levin – June 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
I am looking forward to seeing everyone at the Annual Meeting on June 24, at 10:00 am. This will be an opportunity to welcome our new office...
Executive Director Andrew Appel – June 1, 2018 from Ha-Kol
Annual Commitment 2018-19 In this final quarter of the program year, we have been planning for the year to come-- including the task of ...
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