Temple Jeremiah

Shabbat Shalom Message

Our weekly Shabbat Shalom Messages are written by our senior staff: Rabbi Paul F. Cohen, Rabbi Rachel Heaps, Cantor Susie Lewis Friedman, Dr. Anne Lidsky, and Danny Glassman. We hope you enjoy sharing in our love of Torah and Judaism through these messages.


 

  • Shabbat Ki Tavo September 7, 2017 Rabbi Rachel Heaps
    Dear Friends, This past weekend I had the wonderful opportunity to attend the wedding of two close friends from rabbinical school. It was a lovely weekend, filled with joy and laughter, friends and family from near and far, and was a wonderful beginning to the next stage of their lives. As you might expect, when rabbis marry rabbis, the weekend was ...
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  • Shabbat Ki Teitzei August 30, 2017 Rabbi Paul Cohen
    Dear Friends, I had the great privilege of officiating at two weddings this past weekend. At one of the weddings I was able to connect with an old friend from grammar school who I had not seen in more than 34 years. It gave me pause to reflect upon my childhood. I have very fond memories of playing “hide and seek” ...
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  • Shabbat Shof’tim August 23, 2017 Daniel Glassman
    Dear Friends, It has been a crazy couple of weeks for our world. I have been struggling to digest everything from Charlottesville to Barcelona, the responses from Washington D.C. and the like. Odd as it is to say, the only “ray of light” was the solar eclipse and even that I did not really have a chance to enjoy because of ...
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  • Shabbat R’eih August 15, 2017 Anne Lidsky, Ph.D., RJE
    Parashat R’eih has so much to teach us – If we obey God’s commandments, we shall be blessed; if we choose disobedience, we shall be cursed. Laws are detailed that our people must observe; be wary of false prophets; do not consume the blood of animals that are slaughtered. So much to take in. But for me, the message that ...
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  • Shabbat Eikev August 10, 2017 Adam Kahan
    Last summer I recall writing an article in which I commented on the importance of writing from what you know… from your experiences and journey. This week, I realize how important it is to write from where you are, in the moment. So here’s what I can share with you from this week, and from life… and how it all seems ...
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