Archive: September 2012

The Social Weal – A post from recent Adult Bar Mitzvah at Fairmount Temple, Thomas Roese

Posted on September 8, 2012

This D’var Torah on our Torah portion Ki Teitzei, was offered by Tom Roese at his August 31, 2012 adult Bar Mitzvah at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple. We invite reply and dialogue on Tom’s offering, and encourage those interested in the next Adult Bar Mitzvah class to come to a sample session and information night Continue Reading »

Women’s Rights and Equality – in the Torah and in the Modern World

Posted on July 13, 2012

This blog post is excerpted from remarks prepared by one of our religious school students, Lauren Gillinov, for Shabbat morning services on July 14, 2012, at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, during which Lauren will become Bat Mitzvah. As she articulates several compelling issues which apply the Torah’s lessons to women’s rights today, we share it with you here on Continue Reading »