A tree’s longevity reminds us to stay focused on the long-term. That’s the Jewish definition of legacy, and the real message of Tu B’shvat.
Stephen Jamieson is an attorney here in LA, a leader in our congregation, and a dad who participated with his daughter on our sixth/eighth grade parent-student service learning trip to New Orleans. Here, he reflects on the experience.
On Yom Kippur, three congregants told us about their family and personal Jewish journeys. We were so moved by their stories, we wanted to share them here. In this one, Elisabeth Abarbanel considers her own path of Jewish learning as a page of Talmud, layered with creative commentary, non-linear conversations, and ongoing narrative.
On Yom Kippur, three congregants told us about their family and personal Jewish journeys. We were so moved by their stories, we wanted to share them here. In this one, Connie Sommer and Bill Howell talk about how they came to decide that raising a Jewish family is important to them.
My friend Rabbi Phyllis Sommer recently shared the following blessing on her blog Ima On and Off the Bima. As religious school started this past week for most of our students, I thought I’d share her beautiful words.
On the tenth anniversary of 9-11, a note from Rabbi Klein to the Temple Isaiah community.
With customized calendars for your child’s religious school classes, our new calendar is easy and convenient for religious school parents. You can even subscribe to calendars using your smartphone or your computer.
In his article for September’s Isaian, Josh wonders whether research in the field of neuropsychology can help answer some enduring questions about religious school.
Don’t miss the opportunity to be part of something amazing. Join us New Orleans this Fall. Open to students in 6th or 8th grade, accompanied by one parent. November 2-6, 2011
[An Invitation for 8th and 9th Grade Parents] Last week, we launched a new program in our eighth and ninth grades called Sacred Choices: Adolescent Relationships and Sexual Ethics. Today we’re announcing the element of the program designed specifically for parents.