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 Korach June 22, 2017 Rabbi Paul Cohen
    Dear Friends, I have the opportunity to meet with many couples planning to be married. During our meetings we cover a variety of issues and questions. One area we look at is how to resolve differences. That is to say, how do we argue with one another in a way that is open, honest and allows for movement forward together. As ...
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  • Shabbat Sh’lach L’cha June 16, 2017 Daniel Glassman
    Dear Friends, I will be the first one to admit there are many things that I am absolutely petrified of. Having my blood taken is the perfect example. I have built it up in my head so much that even the sight of someone having their blood taken turns me green.  I was at the doctor’s office a few weeks back ...
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  • Shabbat Behar-Bechukotai May 18, 2017 Rabbi Paul Cohen
    Dear Friends, Last week I was presented with two amazing, eye opening experiences, true gifts for which my gratitude continues to grow. I met an amazing young woman, Tamar Manasseh, a rabbinic student from Englewood who is also an African-American. Three years ago, she founded a group called MASK: Mothers/Men Against Senseless Killing as a response to the shooting death of ...
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  • Shabbat Emor May 11, 2017 Daniel Glassman
    Dear Friends, A couple weeks back I shared my personal challenges with the book of Vayikra. It has a litany of laws and rules that we as Jews have been commanded to follow. Moses details things that we today consider odd and outdated. When I knew that my turn in the Shabbat Shalom Message cycle was coming up with this week’s ...
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  • Shabbat Achrei Mot-Kedoshim May 4, 2017 Anne Lidsky, Ph.D., RJE
    Dear Friends, I feel honored with the opportunities I have to address the children in our school. I am very thoughtful about what I say, knowing that my words will be heard through their perspective. Typically, our first gathering in the fall, as Rosh Hashanah and Yom Kippur are near at hand, opens the door to conversation about introspection and forgiveness. ...
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