To Our Friends Who Haven’t Yet Bought Holiday Tickets

Chevre, The High Holy Days are nearly here – Rosh Hashanah is just 9 days from today. I’m writing in case you are someone who has joined us previously for B’Chavana High Holy Days services and hasn’t yet purchased tickets for this year.  We’d...

REMINDER: Saturday In The Woods: Selichot Is Coming Up

Chevre, Just a reminder that on Saturday night we’ll spend time amongst the trees and water to engage with nature, in order to be inspired to go beyond it in connecting with the Source of that creation – and our deepest selves. This will be this...

Elul Reflection: Who By Fire, Who By Water

Chevre, On a typical morning, it probably does not occur to you that your life is not in danger. It is rare – not unheard of, to be sure, but rare – for people our age to die without warning. It is even less common, in our experience, for houses to burn...

Saturday In The Woods: Selichot Is Coming Up

Chevre, The poet Wordsworth wrote “The World Is Too Much With Us,” in which he emphasized our need to return to nature, breaking from our engagement with the modern world.  Those words come often to mind as I make my way through my busy days. This coming...

Volunteer Opportunity: Facilitating Citizenship Interviews

Chevre, please note this volunteer opportunity.  Gail and Jane G will be participating. HIAS Chicago, in partnership with Arlington Heights Memorial Library, is looking for a volunteer (or two!) to facilitate practice citizenship interviews once/month through the end...
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