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Archive: October 2015

My Most Powerful High School Semester Happened in Israel: Sydney Eisenberg on NFTY’s EIE in Israel

Posted on October 29, 2015

This post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is excerpted from the remarks shared by Sydney Eisenberg, a student in our religious school, at Shabbat Atid (“The Future”) on Friday, October 16, 2015 when she spoke at services about her high school semester in Israel. We encourage you Continue Reading »

How I Am Standing Here Today: Ariel Frank, Reserve Soldier in Israel Defense Forces

Posted on August 31, 2015

This post to “If Not Now, When?”  the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is excerpted from the remarks of Ariel Frank, a reserve soldier in the IDF, Israel Defense Forces, when he spoke at Shabbat Services of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple on Friday, August 28, 2015, in gratitude for the scholarship support he Continue Reading »

Al Kol Eleh – Mature Love – Rabbi Joshua Caruso on Erev Rosh Hashanah 2014

Posted on September 26, 2014

This blog post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, contains the Rosh Hashanah Sermon by Rabbi Joshua Caruso at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in the Contemporary Evening Service. We encourage you to make comments below, and to share this post by email with your friends, or to social Continue Reading »

Od Lo Avda Tikvatenu: Why We Cannot Lose Hope – Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk, Rosh Hashanah 2014

Posted on September 24, 2014

This  blog post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is adapted from the Rosh Hashanah sermon shared by Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple in Beachwood, OH on September 24, 2014, at the Congregational Service. We encourage you to share this post with friends by email Continue Reading »

Rosh Hashanah Presentation by Stephen Schlein, Fairmount Temple President

Posted on September 24, 2014

Shana Tova! I am Stephen Schlein, your president of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple. I want to share with you what inspired me during my first year as president.  It is you, the members of Fairmount. It has happened on many levels, both as individuals and as a community. The first event I want to talk Continue Reading »

Why Judaism? Questions And Answers On Jewish Faith – Rabbi Joshua Caruso

Posted on September 6, 2014

This blog post on “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple is excerpted from the presentation shared at Shabbat Worship on Friday, September 5, 2014 by Rabbi Joshua Caruso. As the text of Rabbi Caruso’s presentation describes, we encourage questions, responses and for you to share the text of this Continue Reading »

Choosing Judaism – A Statement on Conversion to Judaism by Dr. Chad Deal at Fairmount Temple

Posted on July 21, 2014

This post to “If Not Now, When?” the interactive blog of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, is excerpted from the remarks of Dr. Chad Deal at his public conversion celebration during Shabbat Worship at Fairmount Temple, on July 11th. So many individuals and families in attendance that night asked to read and review Dr. Deal’s inspiring Continue Reading »

When Israel is Your Vocation by Callyn Weintraub

Posted on November 26, 2012

This blog post, offered by third-generation Fairmount Temple member Callyn Weintraub, is excerpted from her remarks shared at Shabbat worship on Friday, November 23, 2012, as a result of her recent post-graduate internship at AIPAC, the American Israel Public Affairs Committee. Given the importance of Israel in the life of Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple and our members, Continue Reading »

Ready to Be a Rav Ba-Yisrael – Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk; Rosh Hashanah Evening- Congregational Service Sermon

Posted on September 17, 2012

Below are the remarks shared by Rabbi Robert Nosanchuk at Erev Rosh Hashanah worship at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple, in the congregational service on Sunday, September 16, 2012. We invite you to share responses, or to forward these remarks and the link to our blog to others, as we seek to engender important discussion and dialogue about Israel Continue Reading »

Our Spirits Shaken by Senseless Violence, We Pray for Peace to Commence

Posted on July 20, 2012

Rabbi Nosanchuk offered this prayer tonight at Anshe Chesed Fairmount Temple to introduce a prayer for healing and peace, in light of the terror attack which murdered Israeli tourists in Bulgaria this week, and the horrible gun violence which erupted in a movie theatre in Aurora, Colorado, just before the beginning of Shabbat on Friday, Continue Reading »