I Almost Forgot to be Furious

By Rabbi Yael Splansky. Adam and I have our twentieth anniversary coming up.  To celebrate we treated one another to a week in Barcelona.  We walked the charming alleyways.  We...

Corruption in High Places

By Rabbi Dow Marmur. Another bad news/good news story dominates the Israeli media. The bad news: last Tuesday Israel’s Supreme Court sentenced the former prime minister of Israel Ehud Olmert...

Happy ReNEWal Year!

Renewal 2015 – The year in construction photos. It’s been a very busy and very productive year for our Renewal Project as we wind down the final elements of preparatory...

Mission to Spain

By Cantor Benjamin Maissner. CANTORS ASSEMBLY ON A MISSION TO SPAIN HOPE AND BENY ARE LEADING A MISSION TO JEWISH SPAIN JULY 3 – 14, 2016 There are now over seventy...

Happy and Proud to be an Israeli

By Rabbi Dow Marmur. While we hear daily of terrorist attacks against Jews not only in the West Bank settlements and Jerusalem, and not only if they’re uniform, but also...

Rivlin Under Attack

By Rabbi Dow Marmur. A cartoon in Wednesday’s Ha’aretz shows President Reuven Rivlin and his wife at JFK International Airport waiting for a flight back home. He says to her:...

New Elevator Going Up! (And down.)

 For the week of December 14, 2015. As the year closes, we’re coming to the very end of the extensive preparatory work of Phase 1 construction. And we’re overjoyed to...

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