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Joyful Adult Bat Mitzvah Ceremony at Sim Shalom

‍‍February 17, 2014 - 17 Adar I 5774

On January 11, 2014, our congregation had a joyful and moving ceremony once again, when Isabelle Menczer, 21, became a Bat Mitzvah. Isabelle has been an active member of our community for three years now, a teacher of the Talmud Torah, and head of the youth group. You can read a lot more about her connection to […]

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A Jewish Ritual That Heals – Drasha by Rabbi Kelemen in the online publication series “Torah from Around the World”

‍‍July 25, 2013 - 18 Av 5773

In the online publication series “Torah from Around the World”, this week’s drasha is by Rabbi Katalin Kelemen about Parashat Ekev (Deuteronomy 7:12–11:25) under the title “A Jewish Ritual That Heals – ‘When you have eaten and are satisfied, you shall bless…’”. Read the drasha below. A Jewish Ritual That Heals – Parashat Ekev (Deuteronomy […]

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