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Congregational Shabbaton

Laura Lenes
December 2 at 9:30 am--Mark your calendars for our annual Shabbaton! This year our guest will be Laura Lenes. Laura can be seen in synagogues across…
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Adult Hanukkah Party

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Saturday, December 16 at 6:30 pm--Back by popular demand is our Adult Hanukkah Party! Come and celebrate the Festival of Lights, and hear the great…
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Airport Parking Promotion

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Do you have travel plans? Save on airport parking at Bradley International Airport, and help Temple Beth El at the same time! It's a "win-win." Z…
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The Latest Tekiah

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NOVEMBER-DECEMBER 2017 / HESHVAN-KISLEV-TEVET 5778 Click here to view past issues of Tekiah.
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From Rabbi Katz

Day 2 of the Melton Italy Trip

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Campo de' Fiori--the field of flowers--is no longer that. As Rome grew, it was paved over and since the 1800s has been one of the city's outdoor…
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Day 1 of the Melton Italy Trip

Arch Titus Italy article
On our first day in Rome, our group visited Titus' Arch which calls to mind a famous and significant moment in Jewish history. It celebrates the…
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Reaction to the UN Vote

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Since the United Nations' vote to condemn Israeli settlements, I have been struggling. Trying to think about a response that reflected how I was…
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Strong Women and the Hanukkah Story

Judith Beheading Holofernes
Judith Beheading Holofernes” (Caravaggio, 1573-1610) For many artists and scholars, Judith's sexualized femininity interestingly and sometimes…
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About Aleppo

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The carnage and bloodshed in Syria continue without end. Men, women and children are being slaughtered, and it is difficult to remain indifferent to…
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Here I Am - Hineni

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For some time now, we have used the phrase Just Show Up as our tagline. We understand that we create community when we Just Show Up. Recently, three…
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