Archive: February 2014

Lighting Up Our Community: Rabbi Nosanchuk’s D’var Torah on Our New Project in Jewish Spiritual Practice

Posted on February 28, 2014

The prayer book that you hold in your hands – Mishkan T’filah– is named for the beautiful vision described in the verses of this Shabbat’s Torah portion. In our portion, the final verses describe the symbolic presence of God within the portable sanctuary the Israelites have been working so hard to build.  We imagine tonight the inspiration that Continue Reading »

Angels in Judaism – a post by Rabbi Melinda M. Mersack

Posted on March 4, 2013

This post is excerpted from teachings shared by Rabbi Melinda M. Mersack, our auxiliary rabbi during Rabbi Caruso’s sabbatical, who shared this d’var Torah on Parshat Terumah at Shabbat services on Friday, February 15, 2013. Rabbi Mersack will speak again at Kabbalat Shabbat Worship this Friday, March 8, 2013, and teaches on a regular basis on Continue Reading »