Reminder: Upcoming Shabbat

Chevre, On Shabbat morning, we will continue to explore the wilderness narratives and the leadership trials they portray as we read of God’s punishment of Moses and Aaron – and try to ascertain what, exactly, was their crime. In addition, of course, we...

Why The Surprise?

Chevre, Why are we so surprised when someone like Bill Cosby turns out to be a predator? We may be dismayed, disappointed, disgusted – but surprised? What is it that causes surprise to come first, before those others? To be sure – for the last few decades...

Sign Up To Host B’Chavana

Dear B’Chavana, The Hosting/Co-Hosting Online Sign Up Sheet continues to be a huge success!  We’re going to use it again for our upcoming services from July through December 2018. We’re using Perfect Potluck for this purpose.  To sign up as a host or co-host click...

Upcoming Shabbat

Chevre, We enjoyed a small, intimate Shabbat together at Renee and Wayne’s, who hosted us warmly as always.  Wayne taught a new Shabbat melody that he’s written and Maureen gave us insight into the motivation for Korah’s rebellion in her thoughtful...

What To Do With Old Sacred Books & Other Items?

Chevre, Many people have old prayer books or Bibles or tallesim (pl of tallis) that are worn beyond use and that they no longer wish to keep – and have no idea what to do with them. Sacred items – items with the name of God in or on them – are to be...
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