Monthly Archives: December 2012

G-d Is My Light – Drashlet by Linda Wertheim

The Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class held its group celebration during a festive service on December 15. This is the fourth installment of the seven drashot. I would like to talk about a few ways that I relate to both the … Continue reading

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The Path – Drashlet by Shais St.Martin

The Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class held it’s group celebration during a festive service on December 15. This is the third installment of the seven drashot. In 1990, eight Jewish leaders were invited by the Dalai Lama to his home in … Continue reading

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A Bissel to Nibble #8 of 5773

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Torah Portion by Rabbi Mark *Bissel: (bis-sel) Yiddish.  Meaning: “a little.” “Give me a bissel lox on my bagel, would you, darling?” A biselleh is even less. (www.bubbygram.com) Parshat  Vayigash (Genesis 44:18 – 47:27) “Joseph could no longer restrain himself…no one … Continue reading

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In Memoriam Ruth Kochman

Beloved wife, mother and grandmother, Ruth passed away on December 14, 2012 at age 93. Ruth was born in Breslau, Germany and emigrated to San Francisco in 1947. For many years she worked for an insurance company and later in … Continue reading

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New Beginnings – Drashlet by Bonnie Gratch Lindauer

The Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class held it’s group celebration during a festive service on December 15. This is the second installment of the seven drashot. Two themes are prevalent in Parshat Miketz and the Haftarah which we will read today: … Continue reading

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Sharon Bleviss’ Drashlet from December 15, 2012

The Adult B’nai Mitzvah Class held it’s group celebration during a festive service on December 15. We are going to post all the drashot of the students who feels comfortable to share their speeches with the public.  By Sharon Bleviss … Continue reading

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A Bissel to Nibble # 7 of 5773

A Short Shabbat Reflection from the Weekly Torah Portion by Rabbi Mark Melamut Parshat  Miketz (Genesis 41 – 44:17) – Joseph and his new “bling” Joseph has managed to not only ascend from the low point in his life, literally tossed into a … Continue reading

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Adult Group B’nai Mitzvah on December 15

This week Saturday, December 15, we are proud to announce a special Shabbat Service with the Adult B’nai Mitzvah of Cori Amalia, Sharon Bleviss, Bonnie Lindauer, Chaya Roberts, Katy Safer, Shais St. Martin and Linda Wertheim. This culminates two years … Continue reading

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A Bissel to Nibble #6 of 5773

By Rabbi Mark Melamut Parshat Va’yeishev (Genesis 37 – 40:23) Have you ever met someone who changed your life forever? What might life have been like, or what other direction might your life have taken if you hadn’t met this person? … Continue reading

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Project Spread the Word’s Next Phase

By Bonnie Gratch  Lindauer Are you using your black BE San Francisco tote bag?  Have you put the bumper sticker or decal on your car or laptop?  How about the attractive BE San Francisco water bottle or traveling coffee mug? … Continue reading

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