Assistant Director of Jewish Life and Programming


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  • Arise, my darling My fair one, come away! For now the winter is past, The rains are over and gone. The blossoms have appeared in the land… – The Song of Songs 2:10-11 The meaning of life’s transitions are so difficult to describe, let alone capture in words. Whether delivering a eulogy at the
  • As the High Holidays approach, our Chanen families are celebrating a new year filled with togetherness. We are thrilled to welcome parents back into the school as both volunteers and active participants in teaching our students what the High Holidays are and how we celebrate them. This Rosh Hashanah
  • As we embark on our next one hundred years, we do so with a modern new logo representing our optimism and energy for the future while honoring our past. As a vibrant Jewish community, warmth, tradition, inclusiveness, and innovation guide us as we strive for a deeper connection to Torah, God, and Is
  • Smell the freshness of sliced apples and taste the sweetness of the honey. Hear the call of the shofar. See the words of the High Holy Day Machzor before you, And feel how melodies and prayers move you into the year ahead. This time of year is designed to engage all of our senses. It is a full body
  • Picture yourself in a garden. In front of you stands a brick wall covered with a brilliant array of flowers. Each flower displays a unique color, shape and smell. Some flowers might be in a bunch and others will be on their own. Can you see the flowers? Now I invite you to survey the assortment and
  • Shabbat Shalom from Camp Stein! As we head into the final Shabbat of the session, we are so grateful to spend Shabbat together one last time before saying l’hitra’ot (see you soon) to all of our camp friends on Sunday morning. We’ve had a meaningful week, filled with our final camp
  • by Rabbi Mason-Barkin I believe it was the great sage – I mean – early childhood musician, who first said you “gotta shake, shake, shake your sillies out.” As we all have experienced over the last year, we are spending more time sitting, more time on screens, and more time with electroni