Archive: September 2013

Special Friday Nights of Shabbat – by Executive Director Steven Borstein

Posted on September 23, 2013

“Six days a week we wrestle with the world, wringing profit from the earth; on the Sabbath we especially care for the seed of eternity planted in the soul. The world has our hands, but our soul belongs to Someone Else. Six days a week we seek to dominate the world, on the seventh day 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 »