Message from Rabbi Andrea

January 19, 2017

If and When

Here is the statement I will release, if and when Temple Israel is targeted for anti-Semitic expressions.

I am not surprised to be here today. Grief and anger and alienation abound, maybe they always have. This event/this threat/this graffiti is an expression of grief, anger and alienation. The emotion is real. The target is misguided.

Most such incidents are traced back to one or two hurting white young men. I recognize this for what is it. No one attacks... Read More

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Saturday, 25 February 2017
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Worship Times

First Fridays

5:00 pm: All who wish gather to cook together
6:00 pm: Community Dinner, with shabbat blessings and singing! Contributions of desserts and beverages are welcome

Second Saturdays

10:00 am-11:30 am: Song and Study -- Chant sections from the Shabbat service; followed by a rousing discussion of the weekly Torah service.

Third Friday

7:00 PM Traditional Shabbat Service. All welcome

Fourth Saturday

10:00 Shabbat morning service - inclusive yet traditional! Followed by light kiddush.

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