You Can’t Step In The Same River Twice

Chevre, The Greek philosopher Heraclitus said, “You cannot step in the same river twice.” Why not? I see two reasons. One, the river is ever-flowing and, hence, ever-changing. And, two . . . you, also, are always changing. Heraclitus’ teaching came to mind the last...

REMINDER: Upcoming Shabbat: Let There Be Fire

Chevre, I am excited to share with you, this coming Friday night, the life and work of my cousin, Chuckie, an Israeli artist with a unique oeuvre, as he approaches his ninetieth birthday. Born in Chicago, Chuckie studied at the Art Institute before making aliyah in...

March Calendar

Chevre, Here’s a quick look at our calendar for March. I’ll provide details in the near future. Friday, March 1, 6:00 pm Shabbat tefilot, dinner and learning: viewing and discussion of the Israeli documentary film “Let There Be Fire” about my...

Kallah 2019: Prayer Might Be More Than You Think It Is

Chevre, Those who attended last weekend’s kallah had a wonderful time of learning and laughing, eating and singing, and enjoying the camaraderie and community that marks B’Chavana. Many thanks to Robin and Stew for tending to the logistics of our program, as well as...
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