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Exalted Moments

Posted on June 4, 2012

President Obama last week gave out 13 medals of honor, the highest award he has it in his power to grant: to folks whose contributions range from efforts for peaceful co-existence in the Middle East, music that has touched generations and cultures around the world, leading collegiate athletics with distinction and integrity and many others. A Continue Reading »

Great Change in Israel: Recognition/Support for Reform Rabbi

Posted on May 30, 2012

“Great Change in Israel” is posted on behalf of Tom Abelson, M.D.,  Past President of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple and Member of the Board of the Union for Reform Judaism   Great change can come in revolutions or in steps.  Israel has taken a giant step in the direction of religious tolerance and diversity.  And Continue Reading »

How children learn

Posted on May 30, 2012

I was doing some research and tripped upon an article about a book that addresses the optimum way a young child should learn.  The book was published in 2010, so the theories and research is still very relevant.   I chose to share this little piece of the article with you.  I will be sharing more Continue Reading »

Making Pilgrimage to Israel

Posted on May 18, 2012

A group of teenagers this week asked me a series of questions for a school project about Israel and the Palestinians. I was appreciative of their visit, but troubled by several of the questions, including: “Rabbi, if the Palestinians win back all the land, how would they treat the Jews?” I stuttered. I stammered. I saw Continue Reading »

If Not Now, When?: Our Blog

Posted on May 18, 2012

“If Not Now, When?” Our new Anshe Chesed blog takes its name from one of three questions posed by Rabbi Hillel centuries ago. The other two questions were: “If I am not for myself, who will be for me?” and “If I am only for myself, what am I?” To all of us at Anshe Chesed, “If Not Continue Reading »

Welcome to the ECC Blog!

Posted on May 14, 2012

Fairmount Temple ECC is winding down for the school year and gearing up for a fun and exciting summer session.  We had a beautiful dinner on Friday, May 4th, in conjunction with YPC-FPC, to honor our milestone anniversary teachers and retirees.  We then went into a KIDushat Shabbat service where Rabbi Caruso blessed the ECC teachers Continue Reading »

Welcome to the New Religious School Blog!

Posted on May 14, 2012

Shalom!  Thanks for taking a minute to visit our new blog!   Here is where you’ll be able to find upcoming Religious School events, dates, and calendar information.   You’ll also be find policy information and all Religious School forms, along with contact information for our staff.  You’ll also find excerpts from our students and teachers about Continue Reading »

Embracing Interfaith

Posted on May 14, 2012

The impending holiday season evokes feelings of joy, faith, and togetherness. Yet, for some it is a time of conflict and struggle – particularly for families that include people who come from different faith traditions. I can identify. My Jewish mother and Italian Catholic father were both fairly disconnected from their faiths when I was Continue Reading »

Rabbi Nosanchuk – Testimony to Field Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee – Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights

Posted on May 13, 2012

Testimony to Field Hearing of the Senate Judiciary Subcommittee –  Constitution, Civil Rights and Human Rights Robert A. Nosanchuk, Monday, May 7, 2012 My name is Robert Nosanchuk, I am a U.S. citizen, resident of Ohio, and the Senior Rabbi of the Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, a leading institution of Reform Judaism, and of the Continue Reading »


Posted on May 13, 2012

Welcome!  We are thrilled to introduce our new website and blog!