Archive: October 2015

A Yom Kippur Disputation: A Shared Sermon in 3 parts by Rabbi Andi Berlin & Rabbi Joshua Caruso

Posted on October 9, 2015

A Yom Kippur Disputation: A shared sermon in 3 parts by Rabbi Andi Berlin and Rabbi Joshua Caruso Kol Nidre 5776 PART I – Rabbi Caruso Tonight, the Universe conspires to bring Jews together from the proverbial four corners of the earth to join together in the most confounding of rituals: to bring our physical Continue Reading »

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 »

A Journey to Remember in Cuba: Cantor Sarah J. Sager and our Fairmount Temple Trip to Cuba

Posted on November 10, 2012

This blog post is excerpted from the remarks on Kabbalat Shabbat at Fairmount Temple, of Friday, November 9, 2012, of Cantor Sarah J. Sager, upon return from  leading the Fairmount Temple first-ever trip to Cuba. We encourage you to share, respond and ask questions of Cantor Sager below, so that she and other members of Continue Reading »

Shabbat Rituals at Home

Posted on June 5, 2012

Today’s post by rabbinical student Leah Citrin on the Union for Reform Judaism blog is all about Shabbat rituals you can incorporate at home.  Post is HERE. As Jews, we get to celebrate a holiday each and every week—how lucky are we! What’s even better is that it is a holiday that is meant to be Continue Reading »