B’nai Mitzvah – December 2014

Rivka Shuman celebrated becoming a bat mitzvah on Nov. 8 at Congregation Sherith Israel and on Nov. 9 at Congregation Beit Tefilah Chabad.  She studied the Book of Genesis for a year in preparation and gave two engaging and thoughtful speeches.  Her speech at Sherith Israel was a discourse on using the Torah as a

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Obama aide Greenblatt will succeed Foxman at ADL

NEW YORK (JTA) – The Anti-Defamation League’s new national director will be Jonathan Greenblatt, who currently works as a special assistant to President Obama. In announcing the appointment Thursday, the ADL said Greenblatt was the unanimous choice of a 16-member succession committee. He will succeed Abraham Foxman, who announced in February that he’ll be stepping down next

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Dec. 5-7 program at The Temple will focus on mental health and wellness

The Temple will devote the weekend of Dec. 5-7 to conversation, prayer and reflection about issues of mental health and wellness. The three-day event titled A Peace of Our Minds will be led by Rabbi Edie Mencher, a licensed clinical social worker on the faculty of Union for Reform Judaism. At the 6 p.m. Shabbat

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