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Rabbi’s Recent Rumination

Prayer

Erev Rosh HaShanah 5777 “Dear God,    Thank you for the baby brother but what I really wanted was a puppy.” “Dear God,     If we come back as something, please don’t let me be Jennifer Horton because I hate her.” “Dear God,     Please send Dennis Clark to a different camp this year.”   […]

Living with Brokenness

From Rosh HaShanah Traditional Morning Service : Living With Brokenness You may be familiar with the Mel Brooks movie “History of the World.” One of the scenes famously depicts Moses bringing God’s commandments to the Israelite people. Holding three tablets, Moses proclaims “The Lord, the Lord Jehova, gives you these 15”–at which point, one of […]

Hearing The Cry of the Other

From: Kol Nidre 5777/2016   Why is this night different from all other nights? It is not the food we eat, of course. It’s not even the prayers we say or the rituals we perform. It’s not the larger-than-usual crowd. It’s that haunting melody of Kol Nidre.   In fact, the scholars tell us that’s […]

Do I Have To Believe In God To Be A Good Jew?

From: Yom Kippur Traditional Morning Service 5777/2016 Once upon a time, there was a great rabbinic sage who came home to find his nine year old daughter sobbing uncontrollably. He asked her what was the matter, and she explained that she had been playing hide and seek with her friends. When it was her turn […]

MOOD AND PERSPECTIVE

Erev Yom Kippur – Temple Beth Shalom of Puerto Rico   This is the most personal day of the Jewish year. We come before God and before ourselves, searching our souls, seeking healing. May our efforts be acceptable to our Creator, the Sovereign of the universe. May our efforts bring us the healing we seek here […]

PERCEPTION AND REALITY

Yom Kippur Afternoon 5777 – Temple Beth Shalom of Puerto Rico –  Yizkor Meditation :   The brilliant scientist, Albert Einstein, was such a slow learner when he was a young child that his parents took him to a doctor to find out what was wrong with him, and he was so rebellious in school that his […]

TODAY’S ISRAEL AND JEWISH LOYALTY

Yom Kippur Morning –  Temple Beth Shalom of Puerto Rico October 12, 2016  – 10 Tishri, 5777 Two of our congregation’s members, Salatiel Cruz and his wife, Roxanna Santos, have just returned from a visit to Israel on the Birthright Program. (They will share some of their stories at the conclusion of this morning’s service. […]

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We meet every Thursday 5pm -7pm All Instrumentalists, 12-99 years of age  and All Singers,  9-99 years of age             Performances are scheduled for the following Shabbat Services November 4, 2016, 6:30 pm  March 3, 2017, 8:00 pm May 5, 2017, 6:30 pm Contact Chris Mason for more information  

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Sisterhood Annual Spring Rummage Sale Sunday, May 21, 2017 9am – 2pm Monday, May 22, 2017 9am – 11am; 3pm – 6pm Donations of gently used items accepted at the following times:  Sunday, May 14, 2017   9am – 12pm Monday, May 15, 2017 9am – 6pm Tuesday, May 16, 2017 9am – 6pm Wednesday, May 17, 2017  9am – 6pm […]

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Save the dates for 2016-2017 Tot Shabbat Services… Friday, September 16, 2016 Friday, November 18, 2016 Friday, January 20, 2017 Friday, February 17, 2017 Friday, April 21, 2017 Friday, May 12, 2017 Plus Tot Shabbat Families can join TSWE Families at these Holiday Celebrations: Sunday, October 23, 2016 – Simchat Torah Festival Service Friday, December […]